March 1, 2010 - 10:00am

The Commission on the Status of Women held its 54th Session from March 1-12, 2010.

Three out of the seven resolutions adopted by the Commission include references to women with disabilities: Women, the girl child and HIV/AIDS; Women´s economic empowerment; and Eliminating maternal mortality and morbidity through the empowerment of women.

Detailed information on the references to women with disabilities in the resolutions and reports prepared for this session.

During the session, an interactive panel discussion also took place on “Cross-sectionalities of gender, disability, and development: Towards equality for women and girls with disabilities”. Information on this event.

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