The Challenges Faced by PWDs Obtaining Employment In Malaysia

Noor Fatihah Mat Radzi, Abd Halim Ahmad


The issue of the participation of peorson with disabilities (PWDs) in employment is still continuing even PWDs should not be discriminated. This paper briefly explores the challenges faced by PWDs obtaining employment in Malaysia.            In line with the aims and objectives of the study, the data collection used is qualitative. A qualitative study is utilized used in data collection through interviews, documentation and indirect observation. Five respondent from service industries in Malaysia with vast experience were selected as participants. (1) Policy and government support, (2) education and training (3) employers lack of exposure about PWDs (4) and PWDs attitude abilities, are the elements that have been studied as the challenges faced by PWDs obtaining employment in malaysia. The findings of the four objectives achieved can be one component of improvement especially for the PWDs in the future.


Challenges, Person With Disabilities (PWDs), Jobs.

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