The Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities

July 4, 2013
Source: Women EnAbled

Carolyn Frohmader, Executive Director, Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) and Stephanie Ortoleva, President,

Women Enabled, Inc., prepared this significant Briefing Paper entitled “The Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities"  in preparation for the ICPD Human Rights

Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health in The Hague July 7-11, 2013.  This

Briefing Paper explores these issues from the human rights perspective, providing

references to the findings of international human rights bodies and mechanisms, and provides details on specific human rights issues which have a significant impact

on the lives of women and girls with disabilities and violate their core human rights.

Find the PDF and MS Word versions of this important document on the Women Enabled Website under “News” at:  http://www.womenenabled.org/news.html and on the ICPD Human Rights Conference official website at:  http://humanrights.icpdbeyond2014.org.php53-3.dfw1-2.websitetestlink.com/uploads/browser/files/issues_paper_srr_women_and_girls_with_disabilities_final.pdf.  Stephanie is attending this conference and will post updates from the Conference on the Women enabled website at:  under “News”.html and read and retweet from our Women enabled twitter feed and Find and like the paper on the WomenEnabled facebook page!