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From where I stand: "People living with disability in Timor-Leste need respect, not charity”

Monday, February 8, 2021

Cesario da Silva is the executive director for the Association of People with Disability in Timor-Leste (ADTL). UN Women and the UN Human Rights Advisor’s Unit in Timor-Leste have been working closely with ADTL to support the rights of persons with disabilities and build an inclusive society, through the UN Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNPRPD) program. Amid immense and persistent challenges, Cesario has seen some progress for the community.

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Millions of girls around the world are still threatened by genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), despite a century of efforts to put an end to it.

Make safe spaces for women and girls in Viet Nam

Friday, October 25, 2013

Violence and the fear of violence reduce women’s freedom of movement, limits their use of public spaces and as a results their full enjoyment of a range of human rights.

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