Coordination Meeting of Women with Disabilities held in Ramadah Inn, Karachi on 15 January 2011
Agenda of the Meeting:
What are the concrete steps to empower women with disabilities in their organizations?
How this forum could play a positive role in highlighting the concerns of women with disabilities and provide practical support and opportunities for individuals with disabilities and their families to live in community?
Meeting was started with the short introduction of participants and National Forum of Women with Disabilities followed by the agenda:
While discussing the point related to what are the concrete steps to empower women with disabilities in their organizations concerned raised by participants that Women with disabilities are disadvantaged in several key areas when compared with other women, men with disabilities, and the society as a whole. These women face a triple handicap and discrimination due to their disability, gender and developing world status.