Disability Rights News
One in Every Fifth Sister – At the Door
Diana Samarasan and Stephanie Ortoleva, Founding President and Legal Director of Women Enabled International (WEI), write about the gap in addressing women with disabilities in the women’s rights movement. This piece builds on a blog written by Laila Malik, of the Alliance for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID): Let’s not just open the door, let’s open the dialogue.
Let’s Not Just Open the Door, Let’s Open the Dialogue
The recent Zika outbreak in Latin America and the Caribbean has highlighted some areas where different sectors of the global feminist movement need to deepen reflection and dialogue about how to develop tactics and strategies for moving our collective rights and justice agendas forward.
Easy-to-Read Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
In September 2015 the member states of the UN set an agenda to end poverty, promote peace, share wealth and protect the planet by 2030. In an easy-to-read format, this report summarizes the 17 goals Agenda 2030 outlines to call counties to action to give attention to people that are the most marginalized and make sure that no one is left behind. The report was prepared by the International Disability Alliance (IDA) and the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC)