‘A job transforms a disabled youth from underdog to asset for family’

Ashraf Engineer

July 13, 2022

Officially, there are 2.68 crore disabled persons in India but that’s most likely an undercount. They need employment in order to transform their status with society and their families. A shift in employer mindsets can greatly enhance job opportunities for people with disabilities. How do we ensure this happens? Meera Shenoy, founder and CEO of Youth4Jobs and a pioneer in the skilling of youth with disabilities and linking them to jobs at scale, speaks to All Indians Matter.