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These barriers impinge particularly on the well-being of persons with intellectual, mental or multiple disabilities.
They add to the disadvantage customarily experienced by disabled persons belonging to such populations or social groups as women, children, the elderly and refugees" (Secretary-General of the United Nations in his report on the Implementation of the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled, A/49/435, Annex, paragraph 4).
"The global literacy rate for adults with disabilities is as low as 3 per cent, and 1 per cent for women with disabilities, according to a 1998 UNDP study" (UN DPI fact sheet) Employment and paid work "People with disabilities in general face difficulties in entering the open labour market, but, seen from a gender perspective, men with disabilities are almost twice as likely to have jobs than women with disabilities.
"The consequences of deficiencies and disablement are particularly serious for women.