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It’s still a struggle for disabled folk


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The struggles to find a job, to be included or even walk the streets continue for the disabled community in Barbados.

Yesterday at the Barbados National Organisation of the Disabled (BARNOD) media briefing for its annual Walk A Mile In My Shoes event as part of Month Of The Disabled celebrations, Swayne Brown said it has been a struggle.

“For the past nine and a half years I have been sending out applications to both public, through the Personnel Administration Division, and private organisations. I’ve also been applying online. I’ve had a few interviews but I have not been successful,” he said. (CA)


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