UNHCR’s Special Projects for the Empowerment of Refugee women with disabilities WLL Women Leading Livelihoods Division of External Relations www.unhcr.org/wll. Scope. Estimate 10% of world’s population living with disabilities 650 million+ persons with disabilities worldwide
UNHCR’s Special Projects for the Empowerment of Refugee women with disabilitiesWLL Women Leading LivelihoodsDivision of External Relationswww.unhcr.org/wll
Estimate 10% of world’s population living with disabilities
650 million+ persons with disabilities worldwide
Women %50 of the human population
Minimum 300 million women with disabilities worldwide, 240 million living in developing countries.
Women with disabilities facing multiple discrimination
"I walked into the house with a big bag of wild thyme my father had picked. When I reached into the bag I saw a dark thing. It startled me. I dropped it and it blew up."
says Rasha, a displaced cluster bomb victim in South Lebanon.
A disabled refugee woman waiting for daily food ration
VISIT www.unhcr.org / WLL women leading livelihood projects page