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China Should Do More to Help People With Intellectual Disabilities Find Work, Charities Say

2021年03月31日 19:30 来源于 财新网
Country lacks such data, but studies suggest only a tiny fraction of this group has stable jobs
A man with an intellectual disability washes a car in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang province. Photo: VCG

China should establish support systems to help people with intellectual disabilities get jobs, charity and business leaders have said, pushing back against deep-seated employment discrimination.

Greater efforts are needed across society to integrate millions of people with intellectual disabilities into the workforce, according to speakers at a recent forum on such groups’ employment status amid the pandemic, jointly held by several charity organizations in Beijing.

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