The most inescapable reality for women with disabilities is POVERTY.
Women and Disabilities
The workforce is rapidly changing for all types of people, but most greatly in the areas of women and disabled persons. This begs the question, how will it be changing for disabled women? It is important to address specific obstacles that women with disabilities may encounter in the workplace.
According to the Women's Legal Guide, disability is "something that can
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way to go before we reach full inclusion of disabled persons in society, in the workplace, in our educational facilities, and in our communities as a whole. Advocacy in the US could lead to better healthcare, working environments, and education for disabled persons in a system that does not allow for very much difference, at current. DAWN strives for Canadian women to have full inclusion, a goal for which the US still needs to reach.