Respect, Rights, and Health for Women and Girls with Disabilities: A Discussion with the Special Rapporteur

Americas, Events, October 19 2018

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NEW YORK, USA: Women and girls with disabilities face significant barriers to accessing gender- and disability-sensitive health services. Join us for a discussion featuring Catalina Devandas Aguilar, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The panel will also include experts from the United Nations Population Fund and Women Enabled International.

Sponsored by the Permanent Missions to the United Nations of Australia, Ecuador, Mexico, and New Zealand, the United Nations Population Fund, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Special Procedures Branch, Women Enabled International, International Women’s Health Coalition, and International Disability Alliance

Respect, Rights, and Health for Women and Girls with Disabilities 

CART closed captioning will be provided. For further questions, please contact: a.mcrae@womenenabled.org

A panel discussion on the sides of the UN General Assembly

Wednesday, October 24, 2018  
1:15-2:30pm | UNHQ Conf. Room 8

RSVP required by Oct 22, 2018

Location:
United Nations Headquarters, Conference Room 8
Visitors’ Entrance located at 46th Street and 1st Avenue, New York CityDetails:
Women and girls with disabilities face significant barriers to accessing gender- and disability-sensitive health services. Join us for a discussion featuring Catalina Devandas Aquilar, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The panel will also include experts from the United Nations Population Fund and Women Enabled International.

RSVP & Tickets:
24 hours prior to the event, you will receive information on how to collect your special event ticket. RSVP deadline is Monday, October 22 at 12pm.Questions?
Contact a.mcrae@womenenabled.org

Source: IDA CRPD Forum

Re-posted with permission

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