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Employment Challenges and Successes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Sophie Mitra

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter deals with how to improve labor market outcomes for persons with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. It reviews labor market outcomes across disability status and the ... More


Career Advancement for Young Adults with Disabilities

Lauren Lindstrom and Laurie Gutmann Kahn

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Young adults with disabilities face limited access to high-wage/high-skill jobs in their early career years and are often unemployed or underemployed. This chapter examines the complex process of ... More


Disability and Equity at Work

Jody Heymann, Michael Ashley Stein, and Gonzalo Moreno

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Despite international and national guarantees of equal rights, there is still a great deal of work to be done to achieve equality in employment globally for individuals with disabilities. In ... More


Disability, Employment, and Inclusion Worldwide

Jody Heymann, Michael Ashley Stein, and Gonzalo Moreno

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

It is estimated that close to a billion adults worldwide, or 15% of the global population, live with some kind of disability. And yet, throughout the world, hundreds of millions of working-age adults ... More


Employability and Inclusion in a For-Profit Company: Serasa Experian’s Employability Program for Persons with Disabilities

Kali Stull

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Serasa Experian is a for-profit credit-information services company headquartered in São Paulo. The company runs an Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities (EPPD), which is designed to ... More


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