Equality and non-discrimination of persons disabilitiesand the right of persons with disabilities to access to justice, para. 17
Deeply concerned that girls and women of all ages with disabilities are subject to multiple, aggravated or intersecting forms of discrimination that affect their enjoyment of their human rights, including their ability to have access to justice on an equal basis with others, and that those forms of discrimination stem from harmful stigma and stereotypes based on gender and disability, and bearing in mind the risk of segregation, violence and abuse, including sexual violence and abuse, against women and girls with disabilities, including that occurring in the home, in families, in institutions and carried out by support providers,
Negotiated soft law
United Nations Human Rights Council
Means of adoption
Equality & Inclusion
Persons with disabilities
Equality and non-discrimination of persons disabilitiesand the right of persons with disabilities to access to justice, Human Rights Council Resolution, 2018.