Local and international organizations on Tuesday marked International Day of Persons With Disabilities by calling on the government to extend its efforts to employ more disabled people beyond Phnom Penh’s environs. A sub-decree attached to the government’s Disability Law, enacted in July 2009, states that the staff of all government agencies must include a quota of at least 2 percent disabled persons—a goal to be reached within five years. Speaking to a crowd of more than 250 disabled people outside Phnom Penh’s Chenla Theater on Tuesday, Ngin Saorath, executive director of the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organization, said that
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