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Give equal opportunities to citizens with disabilities

  • Vivi Yulaswati
    Vivi Yulaswati

    Director of Poverty Reduction and Social Welfare at the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas)

Jakarta | Thu, November 9, 2017 | 08:33 am
Give equal opportunities to citizens with disabilities The majority of Indonesians with a disability do not have access to basic aid to assist them to learn, work and participate.  (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM Improving people’s welfare is among President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s areas to focus on in his third year in office. The mark of a developed country is how well it takes care of its poor, sick and most vulnerable citizens. In Indonesia, much more can be done to support people with disabilities to work, learn and contribute to our diverse nation. 

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