Human Rights Resources

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WWDA Youth Network has created Human Rights Resources to help young women and girls with disabilities learn about their human rights. If you are a woman or girl with disabilities and would like to learn more about your human rights and how they can be used to achieve change in your life or the lives of others, these resources are for you.

Thanks to all the young people who contributed to the development of these resources!

WWDA Human Rights Toolkits

The WWDA Youth Human Rights Workbook is a resource for
young women and girls with disabilities who want to know more about their rights.

The workbook explains all the articles of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Violence Against Women (CEDAW) in easy to understand language.

The development of the WWDA Youth Network Human Rights Workbook for Women and Girls with Disabilities was made possible through project funding from the Australian Government Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

WWDA Youth Position Statements

Explore the WWDA Youth Position Statements on the issues that young women and girls with disabilities have told us are most important to them.

The Position Statements are about the issues of violence; decision-making; participation; sexual and reproductive rights; work and education; justice; and a general position statement on the rights of young women and girls with disabilities.

WWDA Youth Human Rights Videos

What are human rights? We’ve created as series of videos that explain what human rights are and how they apply to you. We’ve also made videos on the issue that young women and girls have told us, are important to them.

WWDA Youth Human Rights Infographics

WWDA Youth has create 21 social media infographics about some of your rights under the United Nations Convention on the Rights for People with Disabilities (CRPD).

WWDA’s Our Site 

WWDA’s Our Site website was built by and for women and girls with disabilities to support the disability community to learn about and realise their rights. Our Site was developed by WWDA in collaboration with over 100 women and girls with disabilities across Australia. The website is full of practical and accessible information and resources, and showcases a range of real stories which reflect the diversity of our community.

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