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Gender-Based Violence Among Displaced Women and Girls with Disabilities: Findings From Field Visits 2011-2012


Consultations with persons with disabilities conducted by the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) in seven countries suggest that women and girls with disabilities may be particularly vulnerable to gender-based violence in conflict and post-conflict settings. However, they do not have the same access to prevention and response programs as other community members.

Bangladesh India Ethiopia Nepal Philippines Thailand Uganda People with Disabilities Disability Gender and Social Inclusion Sexual and Gender-Based Violence One-pagers