News from IDA_CRPD forum

News from IDA_CRPD forum
The CRPD Committee has posted a draft of their General Comment on Article 6 on women and girls with disabilities on their website:
– also attached- currently only available in English.
The UNCRPD Committee invites interested parties to provide written input on the draft.  Comments and feedback should be sent electronically in Word format to Jorge Araya, Secretary of the Committee at ( indicating in the subject “Draft general comment on art. 6 UNCRPD” by 24 July 2015.

Submissions should be in one concise and focused document indicating precisely the paragraphs to which comments are being made and must not exceed 5 pages

Written submissions are welcome in the working languages of the Committee – English, Spanish or French.


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