Women with Disabilities Day passes with women, PWDs still facing hurdles in access and mobility - News Summed Up

Women with Disabilities Day passes with women, PWDs still facing hurdles in access and mobility


Women with Disabilities Day passes with women, PWDs still facing hurdles in access and mobilityMANILA, Philippines — A day removed from Women with Disabilities Day, the Commission on Human Rights called on the government to ensure that all measures set in place to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus also take into account the special needs of persons with disabilities (PWDs). As the country ushered in a commemoration for women PWDs, the same sector continued to struggle indoors, largely ignored and overlooked. 744 s. 2004, the last Monday of March of every year is designated as Women with Disabilities Day. However, as elsewhere, the needs and experiences of women with disabilities are rarely considered in government policies or development activities." Concurrently, empowerment of WWDs should be emphasized and promoted;Today is National Women with Disabilities Day!


Source: Philippine Star March 31, 2020 10:18 UTC



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