Minimal progress made in implementing Disability Act 20120 – group

The Leonard Cheshire Disability Young Voices Guyana group is urging parliamentarians to support and hasten the implementation of the Persons with Disability Act, as this group continues to be marginalised.

In a press release, the group recalled that on November 2, 2010, then president Bharrat Jagdeo assented to the bill bringing it into law. Saturday  marked the third anniversary of the Act and to date minimal progress has been made in its implementation, particularly in the areas of employment of persons with disabilities; access to transportation  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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