Position Statements


position statements

WWDA Youth Network Position Statement 1: Violence

WWDA Youth Position Statement 1:
Violence

All women and girls with disability have the right to live free from violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect. Yet violence against women and girls with disability, in all its forms, is a global problem which continues to happen. In this statement, find out more about WWDA Youth Network’s position on violence.

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WWDA Youth Network Position Statement 2: Decision-Making

WWDA Youth Position Statement 2:
Decision-Making

The ability to make decisions, big and small, about every aspect of our lives and what we do is a basic human right. Too often however, women and girls with disability are not allowed or supported to make their own choices. In this statement, find out more about WWDA Youth Network’s position on the the right to decision-making.

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WWDA Youth Network Position Statement 3: Participation

WWDA Youth Position Statement 3:
Participation

The right to participate equally in cultural, social, economic and political life is a fundamental human right that underpins many other human rights. In this statement, find out more about WWDA Youth Network’s position on the the right to participation.

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WWDA Youth Network Position Statement 4: Sexual and Reproductive Rights

WWDA Youth Position Statement 4:
Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Sexual and reproductive rights are human rights. All young women and girls have the right to make free and informed decisions about their bodies, sexuality, health, relationships, without discrimination, stigma or violence. In this statement, find out more about WWDA Youth Network’s position on sexual and reproductive rights.

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WWDA Youth Network Position Statement 5: Work and Education

WWDA Youth Position Statement 5:
Work and Education

Everyone has the right to access a meaningful and inclusive education, and to be supported to work and earn their own money, on an equal basis with other people. In this statement, find out more about WWDA Youth Network’s position on the right to work and an education.

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WWDA Youth Network Position Statement 6: Justice

WWDA Youth Position Statement 6:
Justice

The right to justice, to be fairly treated by the law and be seen as ‘equal before the law’ is the right of all peoples. In this statement, find out more about WWDA Youth Network’s position on justice.

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WWDA Youth Position Statement 7: Young Women and Girls with Disability

WWDA Youth Position Statement 7:
Young Women and Girls with Disability

Young women and girls with disability have the same rights as all other people, however often these rights are not realised because of violence, discrimination, inequality and lack of access. In this position statement, we summarise some of the key issues covered in the other six WWDA Youth Network position statements.

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