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World Report on Disability

Categories: Disability,United Nations

http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2011/9789240685215_eng.pdf

Calls itself the first ever world report on disability.  Estimates that more than a billion people in the world are living with a disability and suffering  from poorer health, lower economic opportunities, and higher rates of poverty.  Offers recommendations to governments for improving the situation.  From the World Health Organization and the World Bank