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Promises to expand the scope of social guarantees for people with disabilities

To ensure comprehensive social assurance and ensure that people with disabilities fulfill their social welfare rights, the government is working to expand the coverage and benefits of social assurance for persons with disabilities. ..

Jakarta (ANTARA)-Minister of Human Development and Cultural Affairs Muhadjir Effendy reaffirmed the government’s commitment to expanding the coverage and interests of social guarantees for persons with disabilities.

“In order to realize comprehensive social guarantees and ensure that people with disabilities fulfill their social welfare rights, the government has promised to expand the coverage and benefits of social guarantees for persons with disabilities. “There is,” Efendi said at UNESCO MOST (Management of Social Change). Program) Meetings observed online will take place here on Wednesday.

The minister said social assurance is one of the rights to enhance the welfare of persons with disabilities.

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He said social assurance includes the basic needs for ensuring the social functioning of persons with disabilities through national health and employment social insurance, as well as social assistance.

The Coordinating Minister said that social assurance for persons with disabilities should be optimized primarily to ensure that such people’s special needs are met in order to develop comprehensive social protection. Stated.

Apart from expanding social guarantees for persons with disabilities, he said, social empowerment for persons with disabilities continues to be a national strategic issue.

Social empowerment of the disabled community needs to at least facilitate efforts to increase the potential and access to people with disabilities, Effendi said.

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He expressed his hope that social assurance would strengthen the presence of persons with disabilities through the development of favorable climates and personal potential to promote growth as resilient and independent people.

Meanwhile, the National Institute of Research and Innovation (BRIN) is working to strengthen the institution’s ecosystem to study comprehensive policies on the rights and roles of the disabled community in development.

“A cross-cutting approach to achieving equal participation of persons with disabilities Disability research should be able to translate into evidence- and science-based policies,” BRIN Head Laxana Trihandco said at the same event.

Handoko said responsible disability research and data and information management are the foundation for achieving comprehensive and equitable policies, programs and services for the Indonesian community of persons with disabilities.

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