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Thank you to @iddcconsortium for the opportunity to participate in the #COSP15 Expo on #EconomicEmpowerment and share our #InclusiveWorkplaces Toolkit developed through #InclusiveFutures!

Hear our key messages from the event in the thread below:
People with intellectual #disabilities are one of the groups most excluded from the labour market - employers tell us that they don’t understand "how" to include people with intellectual disabilities in their workplaces.
For us, this is about "real jobs for real pay" - people with intellectual disabilities in jobs they choose themselves, in workplaces where people with and without disabilities work together, where they are paid fairly and equally for their work, and with good support.
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There’s a sustained global awareness on DISABILITY INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT - but are employers & co-workers ready for inclusion?

Arthur & I undertook a ~7months study speaking to 286 respondents to identify employment opportunities and entrepreneurship support available for PWDs ImageImageImageImage
@TinadaOrg @IDA_CRPD_Forum We also assessed structural barriers 🗒️🧑‍⚖️❌🚷 to disability inclusion in workplaces

We conducted an implementation research in Kisumu County (All sub-counties) from Jul ‘21 to Jan ’22

Multistage random sampling and purposive sampling was used 📊
The data was collected thru’

♿️ 3 focus group discussions with 18 PWDs
👥 47 KII with public & private sector employers
🗒️ 221 youth with disability surveys
🔎Observational data from 3 sites ImageImage
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