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An International Labour Organization (ILO) report shows that Vietnam loses 3 percent of GDP by not employing people with disabilities in the labor market.

 

Disabled people’s hands turn trash into art

Scrap fabric of tailors in Van Phuc Silk Village (Ha Dong District, Hanoi) have been turned into colorful folk paintings, thanks to the diligent skillful hands of people with disabilities.

Job opportunity for people with disabilities: a hard journey

Ministries and State agencies are debating what employment for people with disabilities is appropriate and inappropriate, said Dinh Thi Thuy, Deputy Chief of Office of the Vietnam National Committee on People with Disabilities.

Paralysed man seeks for a better life

Han Van Thu refuses point blank to let his disability stop him from succeeding.

Children with eye impairments get life skills training

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, a weekly extra class to teach living skills for special students gathers three pupils at Nguyen Dinh Chieu School.

Handicapped businessman employs, trains people with disabilities

Despite being born handicapped, a man in Thai Binh Province has managed to open his own business and provide gainful employment for many others with disabilities.

46 needy couples hold special mass wedding in Hanoi

A special collective wedding for 46 couples living in especially difficult circumstances from across northern provinces took place in Hanoi on December 6.

Sowing the seeds of hope for children with disabilities

On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, join us to visit a special rehabilitation centre in Hanoi where children with disabilities are taken care of and given a shot at a better future.

Fears for future of special needs school in central Vietnam

The founder of a charity in Vietnam who was awarded one of the UK’s highest honours for her work with disabled children fears the doors to her school may soon close forever.

People with disabilities to get more assistance

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a programme to support people with disabilities in 2021-2030.

People with disabilities need more support

People with disabilities in Vietnam need more access to support programmes on various fields of life, a workshop in Hanoi heard on Friday.

UN Human Rights Council talks about rights of people with disabilities amid climate change

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) looked into the rights of people with disabilities in the context of climate change during its 44th session in Geneva on July 8.

Blind musician releases inspirational book

Blind musician Ha Van Chuong has released a book titled Nham Mat Nhin Sao (Watching Stars With Closed Eyes) aiming to inspire people with disabilities.

Vietnam actively implements Convention on the rights of people with disabilities

Vietnam will continue to improve the legal system and policies for people with disabilities and blind people in accordance with the Constitution and the International Convention on The Rights of People with Disabilities.

 

Vietnam commits to effective implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Vietnam places high priority on awareness raising activities among government agencies, people with disabilities, and family members of people with disabilities.

 

Vietnam's province calls for more support from RoK for the disabled

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s non-governmental organisation Medipeace held a forum on November 11 to seek ways to enhance the Vietnam-RoK cooperation in supporting the disabled in the central province of Quang Tri.

People with disabilities still face discrimination

 VietNamNet Bridge – Despite policies designed to help them, people with disabilities in HCM City still face problems seeking jobs, doing business and traveling.

Photos: Mass weddings for people with disabilities in HCM City

 VietNamNet Bridge - A mass wedding was held for 20 disadvantaged couples, including 12 couples with disabilities in HCM City, on September 19.