Poverty. Disability. Violence. Any of these would be difficult to live with. For millions of girls and women throughout Africa and Asia, all three are a daily reality.
Disabled women are doubly discriminated against for both their gender and their disability, and are often seen as a burden by their families and communities.
Physical, verbal and sexual abuse.
Deep rooted discrimination.
Women with disabilities are excluded from basic services, such as health care and education, and denied security, dignity and even equal treatment before the law.