In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the 16 Days of Activism, the United Nations Population Fund, alongside Women Enabled International and the Permanent Missions to the UN of Spain, Ecuador, and the United Kingdom, is pleased to present a new resource, entitled Women and Young Persons with Disabilities: Guidelines for Providing Rights-Based and Gender-Responsive Services to Address Gender-Based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. The Guidelines are a part of the We Decide Programme, which advocates that women and young persons with disabilities should enjoy equal opportunities, live a life free of gender based violence, and can realize their sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Her Excellency, Deputy Permanent Representative, Ambassador María Bassolls, Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations
His Excellency, Permanent Representative Ambassador Gallegos, Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations
His Excellency, Deputy Permanent Representative Jonathan Allen, Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations
Anneka Knutsson, Chief, Sexual and Reproductive Health Branch, Technical Division, UNFPA
Stephanie Ortoleva, President, Women Enabled International (Moderator)
Anastasia Holoboff, Legal Advisor, Women Enabled International
Maryangel García-Ramos Guadiana, Mexican Women with Disabilities Movement, Mexico
Boram Lee, Disability Advisor, Women’s Refugee Commission
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