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Vietnam loses 3% GDP from not employing people with disabilitiesicon
FEATURE31/05/20210

Vietnam loses 3% GDP from not employing people with disabilities

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

 
Paralysed man seeks for a better lifeicon

Paralysed man seeks for a better life

SOCIETY
29/12/2020

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

Children with eye impairments get life skills trainingicon

Children with eye impairments get life skills training

SOCIETY
27/12/2020

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 disabilitiesicon

Handicapped businessman employs, trains people with disabilities

SOCIETY
10/12/2020

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 Hanoiicon

46 needy couples hold special mass wedding in Hanoi

SOCIETY
07/12/2020

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 disabilitiesicon

Sowing the seeds of hope for children with disabilities

SOCIETY
06/12/2020

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 Vietnamicon

Fears for future of special needs school in central Vietnam

SOCIETY
28/11/2020

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 assistanceicon

People with disabilities to get more assistance

SOCIETY
11/08/2020

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

People with disabilities need more supporticon

People with disabilities need more support

SOCIETY
21/07/2020

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 changeicon

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

POLITICS
10/07/2020

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 bookicon

Blind musician releases inspirational book

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
14/01/2020

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 disabilitiesicon

Vietnam actively implements Convention on the rights of people with disabilities

SOCIETY
09/12/2019

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 Disabilitiesicon

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

SOCIETY
08/12/2019

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 disabledicon

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

SOCIETY
12/11/2019

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.