As Capable as Other Students: Tanzanian Women with Disabilities in Higher Education

@article{Tuomi2015AsCA,
  title={As Capable as Other Students: Tanzanian Women with Disabilities in Higher Education},
  author={Margaret Trotta Tuomi and Elina Lehtom{\"a}ki and Magreth Matonya},
  journal={International Journal of Disability, Development and Education},
  year={2015},
  volume={62},
  pages={202 - 214}
}
Globally, persons with disabilities are underrepresented in higher education. In sub-Saharan Africa, where opportunities for higher education are especially limited, women are unlikely to continue their education. This research investigates women in Tanzanian higher education with the double marginalisation of being a woman and having disabilities. The women were interviewed on what factors enabled access and participation for their educational success. A thematic analysis of qualitative data… 
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