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Why people with disabilities is a unique group in the issue of poverty?

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Tim Yan
10 June 2021
Why people with disabilities is a unique group in the issue of poverty?

Why people with disabilities is a unique group in the issue of poverty?

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Desmond
10 June 2021

You’re welcome.

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Tim Yan
10 June 2021

Thanks for your timely help!

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Desmond
10 June 2021

The uniqueness of the disability perspective is that it has to do with poverty within poverty. In low-income countries and areas people with disabilities are among the most vulnerable. They are often the first to die when sanitary and food conditions become critical. They do not get to the hospital because transportation cannot be paid for. They are the last to get jobs when employment is scarce. They are often the last in a group of siblings to be sent to school if the parents can only afford shoes and school uniforms for some of their children, or they may simply be blocked from any education due to the lack of resources in the schools or other poverty-related barriers in their environment.

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