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UN Women promotes the rights of women and girls with disabilities, in line with the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and other international human rights frameworks. The International Principles and Guidelines on Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities, developed by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and endorsed by the International Commission of Jurists and the International Disability Alliance, provide further guidance on realising access to justice for persons with disabilities.
For more information contact:
Project Coordination Specialist - Access to Justice, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
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