Women with disabilities often face double, or rather triple, discrimination: for being disabled, for being women and for being poor.
The objective of the project was to ensure people with disabilities can participate equally in socio-economic activities and community life.
I’d like to draw attention to the rights of women during disasters.
Gertrude Fefoame, Sightsavers’ Global Advocacy Advisor, has been nominated to join the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Women and girls with disabilities belong to two vulnerable groups, so they potentially face double discrimination.
Findings of a synthesis report to collect knowledge, experience and learning from Sightsavers’ projects with an economic empowerment component.