During the pandemic 8 out of 10 people with disabilities lost their jobs

This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

Before the pandemic, 70% of people with disabilities worked informally due to lack of opportunities, according to data from the Paralife Foundation. It is estimated that the number of people in this sector of the population has increased to 80%, according to the Inclúyeme Foundation, an organization that promotes the full inclusion of adults with intellectual disabilities through actions with a rights approach, such as support for employment and opening of job opportunities in the regular market.

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This situation becomes more complicated when considering

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