Tag: Disability

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ALERT- Joint submission on promoting and protecting the human rights of women and girls in conflict and post-conflict situations

Humanity & Inclusion, Human Rights Watch, International Disability Alliance, Women Enabled International and the Women’s Refugee Commission have released a joint submission for the High Commissioner’s report on promoting and protecting the human rights of women and girls in conflict and post-conflict situations, focusing specifically on women and girls with disabilities.

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ALERT – IDPD 2020 : HI is working with persons with disabilities to mitigate disproportionate impact of COVID-19

December 3 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. While 15% of world population lives with a disability, persons with disabilities still face multiple barriers and discrimination to enjoy equal opportunities, quality of lives and participation in their communities. The long-term impacts of COVID-19 threaten to exacerbate this exclusion even further.

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