Claiming Voices and Spaces: Indigenous Women with Disabilities in Nepal

: Indigenous women with disabilities in Nepal face discrimination on at least three counts: as women, as ethnic minorities, and as disabled persons. They are among the poorest, most marginalized, stigmatized and excluded groups in Nepal. They are also vulnerable to violence, abuse and rape. This article explores the issues and concerns of indigenous women with disabilities and attempts to provide a rare glimpse into their position vis a vis the state and other stakeholders

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