women and girls
Podcast Ep.3: The Dialogue of the Special Rapporteurs, with Catalina Devandas.
April 24, 2023
Catalina Devandas was the first Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities. She held the mandate from 2014 until 2020. On this podcast, she reflects on her experience as prominent leader of the disability rights movement, and discusses the important challenges faced by persons with disabilities in a rapidly changing world.
USA: UN experts denounce Supreme Court decision to strike down Roe v. Wade, urge action to mitigate consequences
June 24, 2022
UN human rights experts denounced the decision by the US Supreme Court to strike down legal protections to women’s right to have an abortion and called on President to take necessary measures to mitigate its consequences.