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Fact sheet on indigenous women with disabilities

Monday, April 27, 2020

This fact sheet provides an overview on the challenges facing indigenous women with disabilities. After providing an understanding of the issues faced by these women, the publication recalls relevant international human rights standards for the promotion and protection of their rights. Also included, are recommendations and a call to action to prevent discrimination and violence.

Series: Briefs on women with disabilities

Friday, December 6, 2019

In support of UN Women’s Strategy on the Empowerment of Women and Girls with Disabilities, this series of briefs addresses a range of thematic issues related to gender equality and disability inclusion.

The empowerment of women and girls with disabilities: Towards full and effective participation

Friday, December 6, 2019

This brief discusses UN Women’s approach to the inclusion of women and girls with disabilities, including through our corporate strategy on the issue.

Leadership and political participation of women with disabilities

Friday, December 6, 2019

This brief discusses the issue of leadership and political participation of women with disabilities and the UN Women’s response to enabling their participation.

The empowerment of women and girls with disabilities: Towards full and effective participation and gender equality

Monday, December 3, 2018

This publication addresses the key areas of engagement for UN Women to strengthen its work on the empowerment of women and girls with disabilities.

Issue brief: Making the SDGs count for women and girls with disabilities

Monday, July 3, 2017

In line with several critical areas under thematic review at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2017, this issue brief underlines the need to mainstream disability into all efforts to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment (SDG 5); highlights key issues for ending poverty (SDG 1) and ensuring healthy lives (SDG 3) for women and girls with disabilities; and calls for closing data gaps on gender and disability.

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