ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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'Nonconformity Incarnate': Women with Disabilities, 'Gendered' Law and the Problem of Recognition

Women with disability face discriminatory treatment and are also victims of negative social attitudes. By using law and the democratic political process they should be able to move from charity and benevolence to justice and equality. Their right to sexuality and reproductive choice also needs attention. Dealing with the psycho-social problems of such women the paper points out that women with disabilities do have the potential to carve a space for themselves and acquire a unique identity.

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