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“Maimed by Conflict, Forgotten by Peace: Life Through the Eyes of the War-Disabled”

February, 2015

“We live in cultures that treat the disabled as not differently-abled, but as a burden. And post-conflict policy makers work in that conundrum. The disabled are relegated to the sidelines until someone from [that same community] reaches a decision-making position.” Vellayan Subramaniyam, president of the Organisation for Rehabilitation of the Handicapped in Sri Lanka’s northern Vavuniya District. Available here. Amanatha Perera, Inter Press Service, 16 February, 2015.


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