"As if We Weren't Human" Discrimination and Violence against Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda

This 73-page report describes frequent abuse and discrimination by strangers, neighbors, and even family members agains women and girls with disabilities in the north. Women interviewed for the report said they were not able to get basic provisions such as food, clothing, and shelter in camps for displaced persons or in their own communities. The research was conducted in six districts of northern Uganda - a region recently emerging from over two decades of brutal conflict between the rebel Lord's Resistance army and the government.


Barriga, Shata Rau & Kwon, Soo-Ryon