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Girls with Disability: Understanding and Advocating for Your Rights

Do you know what your rights are? Do you know how to stand up for your rights and needs?

This video is about understanding your rights and learning to self-advocate. It is an interactive way of learning about your human rights, the Women’s Convention (CEDAW), Disability Rights (CRPD). It also explains ways you can learn to advocate for yourself and stand up for your rights and needs. 


Violence

This short video explains WWDA’s position for all women and girls with disability to have the right to freedom from all forms of violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect, regardless of the setting in which the violence occurs, and regardless of who perpetrates it. Videos of women with disability stating their beliefs and understanding of violence and their right to live free from it are dispersed throughout the video. Between these short statements are statistics and facts relating to women with disability, beliefs that WWDA holds on the topic, and a quote from the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability.


Participation

This short video explains WWDA’s position on the right for all women and girls with disability to participate in political, economic, social and cultural life. Videos of women with disability stating their beliefs and understanding of participation their right to participate are dispersed throughout the video. Between these short statements are facts about participation relating to women with disability in Australia, beliefs that WWDA holds on the topic, and a quotation from Article 1 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.


Sexual and Reproductive Rights

This short video explains WWDA’s position for all women and girls with disability to have the right to make free and informed choices about their bodies, sexual health, reproductive health, intimate and emotional relationships and parenting. Videos of women with disability stating their beliefs and understanding of sexual and reproductive choices and rights are dispersed throughout the video. Between these short statements are statistics and facts relating to women with disability, beliefs that WWDA holds on the topic, and a quotation from Article 23 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability.


Work and Education

This short video explains WWDA’s position on the right to economic security and women with disability’s right to work, which is fundamental and essential to achieving economic security, social inclusion, physical and mental health, personal wellbeing and a sense of identity. Videos of women with disability stating their beliefs and understanding of economic empowerment and rights to work and study are dispersed throughout the video. Between these short statements are statistics and facts relating to women with disability, beliefs that WWDA holds on the topic, and a quotation from Article 28 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability.


Justice

This short video explains WWDA’s position on the right to access justice. Videos of women with disability stating their beliefs and understanding of being able to access justice and ensure they are listened to, taken seriously and feel safe in the process. Between these short statements are statistics and facts relating to women with disability, beliefs that WWDA holds on the topic, and a quotation from Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability.


Decision-Making

This short video explains WWDA’s position that all women and girls with disability must be afforded their full decision-making rights and opportunities in all aspects of their lives. Videos of women with disability stating their beliefs and understanding of decision-making and their right to access it are dispersed throughout the video. Between these short statements are facts about decision-making relating to women with disability in Australia, beliefs that WWDA holds on the topic, and a quotation from Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability.


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