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By Lina Abu-Habib

Ladies with disabilities face a double discrimination, either by way of gender and likewise in their specific incapacity. for plenty of ladies their so much punishing incapacity is the angle taken to them via society. This ebook examines the location of ladies with a number of forms of incapacity within the heart jap context, and describes the evolution of Oxfam's point of view on operating with disabled girls. It offers a normal review of the concept that of incapacity and comprises a number of case reports from the Lebanon, Yemen, and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. each one bankruptcy appears at particular features of the difficulty, and private histories from disabled girls and individuals of agencies for disabled humans offer gripping testimony.

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