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'I'm 27 and can't get a job due to my cerebral palsy – no one gives me a chance' – My London

Wednesday, 9 March, 2022

'I'm 27 and can't get a job due to my cerebral palsy – no one gives me a chance' – My London

Emily, from Tooting, South London, hasn't worked since 2017, and hasn't secured a job interview in six months despite her best efforts (Image: Emily Fawal)

 
A woman from South London who claims she can't find a job because of her disability says she is at her wits' end after spending five years on the unemployment line. Emily Fawal, from Tooting, suffers from Spastic Cerebral Palsy, and uses a wheelchair and a walking frame to help her on her feet.
The 27-year-old previously worked at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, but was forced to give it up because she was struggling with her mobility. After undergoing several operations relating to her condition, she says she has been ready to return to work for a long time - but has so far had no luck in the London job market.
Read more at: https://www.mylondon.news/news/south-london-news/im-27-cant-job-because-23287717

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