Article 6

Women with disabilities

This article focuses on women and girls with disabilities and highlights that they are subject to multiple discrimination. It stresses that measures shall be taken to ensure the full and equal enjoyment by them of all human rights and fundamental freedoms; and, the full development, advancement and empowerment of women. 

Examples of CRPD Article 6 good practice case studies are available on the Making it Work Good Practice database  To view these good practices, click on the following link: Article 6 Women with disabilities

The key lists below highlight important documents and resources that are particularly relevant to Article 6 of the CRPD.