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1-0 for 13-year-old Tigran

Tigran together with his mother.

13-year-old Tigran used to sit all alone at home.
By Tania Maria Lüders Rusbjerg, Mission East Journalist
Photos by Hayrapet Hovsepyan




Armenia children with disabilities

First ever vocational education programme helps young people with disabilities become skilled gardeners and carpet weavers

Young people weaving carpets

In Armenia, where for decades disability has been associated with shame and secrecy, some youth with disabilities are finding their way out of isolation and into the labour market. Two schools have opened their doors to the country's first vocational education program for young people with disabilities.


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