Women with disabilities face “specific challenges”

Participants of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, on the first day of the session.UN Radio/Deganit Perez

Women with disabilities face "specific challenges" which are not common to men with disabilities; that's according to Catalina Devandas Aguilar, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

She was attending a conference focusing on women and girls with disabilities at the United Nations Headquarters.

Deganit Perez reports.

Duration: 2’07″

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