Stereotypes, attitudes and behaviours

  • UNFPA commits to disseminate recommendations to address stigma and discrimination from new global research: Young Persons with Disabilities: Global Study on Ending Gender-based Violence and Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
  • Integrate work that addresses stereotypes, attitudes and behaviours on disability, through the Organization’s core programmes on maternal health, family planning, STI/HIV prevention and response, Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE), gender based violence and harmful practices
  • Commit to developing a UNFPA Disability Strategy to support mainstreaming disability inclusiveness in corporate policies and programmes 

Timeframe and/or implementation plan           

  • Global Study dissemination: September 2018 – September 2019
  • Address stereotypes, attitudes and behaviors regarding disability through programmes being implemented during current Strategic Plan period 2018-2022
  • Develop first draft of Disability Study by end of 2018, finalize draft in early 2019, implement from 2019 onwards

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United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency.

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