| Published: August 15, 2017
Status of Women with Disabilities in India
In ancient India it was evidenced that the respect of women was respect of God but day by day it has derived and destroyed the prosperous Indian societies. Although there is a world-wide trend towards women with disabilities emerging from their isolation to establish their own self- help groups and rights groups, the situation in developing countries remains quite different. In this paper on women with disabilities in developing countries, it is often stated that these women face a triple handicap and discrimination due to their disability, gender and developing world status. Woman with disabilities sometimes face discrimination in recruitment, promotion, and other related matters arising in the course of or through the length of employment, in any establishment In Indian context, gender equity is an issue for a large majority of women, given the socio-cultural practices and traditional attitudes of society. Therefore, many of the issues that are faced by women in general in a male dominated society also have an impact on women with disabilities. In addition, women with disabilities from these countries face certain unique disadvantages compared with
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© 2017 Pal, S. & Vishwakarma, B
Received: July 01, 2017; Revision Received: July 25, 2017; Accepted: August 15, 2017
Published in Volume 03, Issue 5, October-December, 2015