Disability, gender, and employment relationships in Africa: The case of Ghana

: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
: 2.4/4

This study sought to understand relationship among disability, gender and employment in Northern Ghana.

Keywords: Persons with disability, Ghana, employment disparity, barriers to employment

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this module is to provide an overview of the employment situation of persons with disabilities (emphasizing gender difference) globally with a particular focus on Ghana.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Which persons with disabilities are employed, what they do, the income they earn, and the nature of their work environment.
  2. Which persons with disabilities are unemployed, barriers to their unemployment and how they provide for themselves and their families, given that social protection programs are virtually non-existent in Ghana.
  3. Gender differences in the variables identified.
  4. Recommendations to improve on the employment of persons with disabilities.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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