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Few jobs for those with disabilities

Few jobs for those with disabilities

Just 1,000 people with disabilities received vocational training and found employment over three years (2012-14), much lower than the 20,000 people who desired to do so.

Women with disabilities empowered

A workshop was held on June 23 in northern Thai Nguyen province to review the implementation of a project on strengthening participation and voice of women with disabilities via media.

Charitable art performance to be held next week

The 12th charitable art programme “One Heart-One World” will be held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 17 to draw the community’s attention to caring for disabled and orphaned children.

Inclusive education for girls and women with disabilities

Inclusive education for girls and women with disabilities

(VOV) - The United Nations' Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Vietnam Institute of Educational Sciences (VNIES) have jointly held a dialogue in Hanoi to discuss a policy on education for girls and women with disabilities.

Vietnamese flag flutters at Asian Para Games 2

Vietnamese flag flutters at Asian Para Games 2

(VOV) -Vietnam’s national flag was hoisted at a solemn ceremony in the Korean city of Incheon on October 15, marking the official presence of the Vietnamese sport delegation to the second Asian Para Games.

Swiss-funded project helps handicapped children in Quang Binh

(VOV) -The Caritas Switzerland (CARSWI), in coordination with the Association for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (AEPD), on September 11 launched a humanitarian project in support of handicapped children in central Quang Binh province.

Wheelchairs given to the disabled in Dien Bien

The Lawerence S. Ting Memorial Fund on August 25 presented 200 wheelchairs worth VND360 million (US$17,140) to people with disabilities in the northern province of Dien Bien.

Efforts made to help poor enjoy warm Tet

Efforts made to help poor enjoy warm Tet

The Government is working to ensure that even disadvantaged people can celebrate the Lunar New Year festival (Tet) pleasantly to welcome a prosperous year.

Better care for disadvantaged people

Better care for disadvantaged people

The Association to Support Vietnamese Handicapped and Orphans (ASVHO) will continue to provide better care for people with disabilities and orphans, participants were told at the Association’s National Congress (the 4th term) in Hanoi on April 14.

Poor students given school assistance

Poor students given school assistance

An exchange programme was held at the Hanoi Opera House on September 24 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Vietnam Study Encouragement Association and raise funds for disadvantaged children.