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This document highpoints the barriers faced by women and girls with disabilities to realize their full potential. Some barriers are specific to the situation of women and girls with disabilities while others are related to the ongoing struggle of women in general towards equal rights and opportunities.
The document focuses on areas of education, sexuality, participation and access to decision-making, discrimination against family, motherhood and family life, social policy, labor, employment, violence and sexual abuse.