Philippines

Region: Asia

RELEVANT LEGISLATION

Magna Carta for Disabled Persons, 1992

This Act provides for the rehabilitation, self-development and self-reliance of disabled persons and their integration into the mainstream of society. Title Two, entitled “Rights and Privileges of Disabled Persons”, deals with the employment, education, health care, social services, access to telecomunications, access to buildings and transportation, and political and civil rights of disabled persons. Title Three prohibits discrimination against disabled persons in employment, transportation, and in public accomodation and services.

Quota legislation

1 percent of person with disability for government agencies, offices or corporations; and 1 percent for private sectors with 100 or more employees (Magna Carta for Disabled Persons).

Relevant organisations, including INGOs

Branches of GBDN company members