Employment and development problems of people with disabilities in Georgia

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Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Press
The paper discusses employment and development problems of people with disabilities in Georgia, for which the level of realization of their labor rights is studied based on documentary research: the national normative base and legislative changes implemented in recent years are analyzed; State programs, strategies and statistical data on employment and development of people with disabilities are discussed; The employment problems and main trends of people with disabilities are described. Statistical data of international institutions, the National Statistics Office of Georgia, Civil Service Bureau and other local institutions are used in the research. The study summarized the legal issues hindering the employment and development of people with disabilities, taking into account the effectiveness of the enforcement mechanism, identified public barriers and employer attitudes on a number of issues, on which the author's conclusions and relevant recommendations were formulated.
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People with disabilities; Employment; Development
Economics and Business, №4, 2021, pp. 195-211