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Employment Barriers as Correlates of Economic Empowerment of Persons with Physical Disabilities in Bwari Area Council of Federal Capital Territory Abuja Nigeria

The study examined the employment barriers as correlates of economic empowerment of persons with physical disabilities in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capita Territory (FCT) Abuja. A correlational survey design was adopted for this study. The population of the study comprised of 40 people with physical disabilities out of which 25 were purposively sampled for the study. One research question and three null hypotheses guided the study. Two researcher developed twenty four (24) itemed questionnaire in a four point Likert scale with a reliability coefficient of 0.84 and 0.79 were used for the study. The data collected were analyzed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation Analysis. The findings revealed that lack education and training, discriminating attitudes of employers and failure to implement legislative recommendations statistically relate with economic empowerment of persons with physical disabilities. Recommendations were made among others that government should be more committed to the education of persons with physical disabilities and employers should be sensitised to ensure a stigma-free environment at the workplace for employees with physical disabilities.

Physical Disabilities, Employment, Economic Empowerment, Discrimination Education and Training

APA Style

Josephine Nneka, N., Liziana Nnenna, O. (2023). Employment Barriers as Correlates of Economic Empowerment of Persons with Physical Disabilities in Bwari Area Council of Federal Capital Territory Abuja Nigeria. International Journal of Business and Economics Research, 12(6), 179-184. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ijber.20231206.12

ACS Style

Josephine Nneka, N.; Liziana Nnenna, O. Employment Barriers as Correlates of Economic Empowerment of Persons with Physical Disabilities in Bwari Area Council of Federal Capital Territory Abuja Nigeria. Int. J. Bus. Econ. Res. 2023, 12(6), 179-184. doi: 10.11648/j.ijber.20231206.12

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Josephine Nneka N, Liziana Nnenna O. Employment Barriers as Correlates of Economic Empowerment of Persons with Physical Disabilities in Bwari Area Council of Federal Capital Territory Abuja Nigeria. Int J Bus Econ Res. 2023;12(6):179-184. doi: 10.11648/j.ijber.20231206.12

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