Ministry of Human Rights reserves posts for the disabled

The Ministry of Gender, Family and Human Rights has reserved three posts for people with disabilities and has urged other government departments to do the same, reports Sun Online.

The ministry is said to have reserved the position of Procurement Officer for a person with disabilities whilst two additional posts will be reserved for those with visual impairment.

Sun reported that the ministry drew attention to article 37 of the constitution which guarantees the right to work to all Maldivian citizens.

Private businesses have also been encouraged to follow the Ministry of Gender’s lead.