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Protecting Women with Disabilities

Sunday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme -- Making it Happen -- recognizes the contributions women make to society. But a rights group is also using the occasion to call attention to women and girls with disabilities. It said they are at greater risk of sexual violence.  Human Rights Watch said all governments should ensure that women and girls with disabilities are included in programs to prevent gender-based violence. The group has released – what it calls...

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