Senegal pushes new laws to promote employment for disabled people

Senegalese government is pursuing measures to encourage private companies to employ people with disabilities in an effort to root out social stigma.

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    Often people with disabilities struggle to find employment and fulfil their education.

    Now the government in Senegal is pursuing new laws to encourage companies to create suitable job opportunities, in an effort to root out social stigma.

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Dakar.


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