International Women's Day

Disability inclusion resources from around the world

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This page has curated news on International Women's Day. There are resources from 7 countries and regions, with a total of 12 links.

Resources by country:


International News

CEDAW Committee adopts General recommendation No 39 on the rights of Indigenous Women and Girls: 30 references to disability and to indigenous women and girls with disabilities. (2022, IDA)

Sightsavers joining the campaign to #BreakTheBias. (2022, Sightsavers)

CBM Australia stories from women with disabilities. (2022, CBM)

From Light for the World International: Women activists with disabilities say: "#BreakTheBias!" (2022, LFTW)

What does it take to create a space for women and girls with disabilities? content of a webinar. (2022, IDA)



Failure to Protect: Disabilities and Gender-Based Violence In Nigeria. (2022, Minority Africa)


A journey at the intersection of gender and disability. (2023, LFTW)



Break the Bias: Paving the Way for Women in Healthcare features Pascaline Mekati Matoko, the founder of Deaf Rights Cameroon Association. (2022)


United Kingdom

UK government strategy: Sightsavers calls for further action for women and girls with disabilities. (2023, Sightsavers)

North America


Look at me, I'm also a woman demands of women with disabilities. (In Spanish, 2023, Yo También)

Women’s Disability Rights Should Not Only Exist on Paper: “demanding inclusion in services provided for women, particularly related to gender-based violence.” (2022, Human Rights Watch)