Government is failing on disabled women’s rights, UN is told

During the commitee examination of the UK on its progress in implementing the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Eleanor Lisney and Rachel O’Brien, from Sisters of Frida, told a UN committee how the UK government is failing to address the significant barriers and human rights violations faced by disabled women in accessing social security, justice, jobs and health services.

Sisters of Frida were among other UK women’s rights campaigners in Geneva at the end of Feburary to brief a UN committee of women’s rights experts. Read the full article on Sisters of Frida's input at the CEDAW concention below.


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