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A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities 2007


  • Product Code: B/HHWD
  • Author(s): J Maxwell, J Watts Belser, D David
  • Language: English
  • Health Subjects Covered: ,
  • Category: .
  • Publisher: Hesperian Foundation
  • ISBN: 9780942364507
  • Year: 2007


Developed with the help and experience of women in 42 countries, this handbook offers practical advice on overcoming the barriers to health of social stigma and inadequate care, faced by women with disabilities. Topics include: organising for disability-friendly health care, caring for daily needs with limited access to equipment, having healthy and safe sexual relationships, family planning methods, pregnancy and childbirth, and how to defend against violence and abuse. This book will help women with disabilities to improve their general health, self-esteem, ability to care for themselves, and to participate in their communities.

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