Young persons with disabilities: global study on ending gender-based violence, and realising sexual and reproductive health and rights

Case Studies & Research
New York
430 p.
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Jeunes handicapés: étude pour mettre fin à la violence basée sur le genre et l'application des droits liés à la santé sexuelle et reproductive
Jóvenes con discapacidad: estudio global sobre cómo poner fin a la violencia de género y hacer realidad la salud y los derechos sexuales y reproductivos

This study contains new qualitative, global research and provides an analysis on the situation of young persons with disabilities concerning discrimination and gender-based violence, including the impact on their sexual and reproductive health and rights. It also provides an assessment of legal, policy and programming developments and specific good practices in service delivery as well as best-standard prevention and protection measures. Finally, policy and programming recommendations are provided to assist in greater promotion of the rights of young persons with disabilities, with a particular emphasis on preventing and responding to gender-based violence, and realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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