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Submission to the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Sisters of Frida with the Women Enabled International provided evidence to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights of the United Kingdom. We focused on disabled women and specifically on violence against disabled women and domestic abuse.

You can find the report at UPR submission PDF and UPR Submission .doc

Submission to the UN Committee on the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. 

(Submission on the rights of persons with disabilities for the

CESCR Committee’s review of the United Kingdom)
(Joint DPO submission on Disabled Women for the
Human Rights Committee’s review of the United Kingdom with Stay SafeEast) 


Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) (page with useful links)

We will be adding resources, news and events on Violence Against Women and Girls on this page. There is also a list of useful organisations for contact.

Lucia Bellini on Violence against Disabled Women

 Other resources

Sexuality and Dis/ability

READING LIST: intersectional disability & disabled women

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Daley, Michelle Intersectionality and its relevance in social care for Disabled Women

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