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Disability at a glance : a profile of 28 countries and areas in Asia and the Pacific

UNITED NATIONAL ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (ESCAP)
2006

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This publication provides "...disability-related data and policy-related information so that readers are able to see in detail how a particular country or area defines disability and collects related statistics, and implements the Biwako Millennium Framework, in particular, with regard to the establishment of a relevant institutional framework and policies." It is intended "...that this publication will serve as a basis for continuing dialogue amongst the stakeholders on reviewing current status of Government commitments on disability and serve as an impetus for further actions"

Disabled women in rural areas of the region

WAHAB, Fahmeeda
July 1997

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This article examines the situation for disabled women in rural areas of Asia. Various country-specific details are highlighted, such as employment, education, statistics and initiatives, and guidance for future action is provided. This article is useful for people interested in women with disabilities in rural areas of Asia

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