05 December 2011

10 data on disability according to the World Health Organization

Persona en cadira de rodes a Central Park, Nova York

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a report on the status of people with disabilities in the world and, as a summary, 10 dades i xifres replevants.

  • "People with disabilities are one of the most marginalized groups in the world. These people have poorer health outcomes, have lower academic results, participate less in the economy, and have higher poverty rates than people without disabilities.
  • Today disability is considered a human rights issue. People are disabled by society, not just by their bodies. These obstacles can be overcome if governments, non-governmental organizations, professionals and people with disabilities and their families work together. The World Report on Disability published by the WHO / World Bank shows us the way forward. "

On the WHO website it is possible to arrive in Spanish or English, the all report on disability to the word and the 10 dates and figures on disability.


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