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EDF calls for equal rights for women with disabilities

European disability Forum Statement at the occasion of International Women’s Day (8 March 2010)

[Brussels, 08 March 2010] On the occasion of International Women’s Day, EWL member organisation, the European Disability Forum, stressed that Women with disabilities face barriers and discrimination in society, even more than men with disabilities and gender equality has become an explicit priority for the policy work of EDF.

Read the full EDF press release.

To learn more on Women with disabilities in the EU see the EDF/CERMI publication: Recognising the Rights of Girls and Women with disabilities.

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