UNCRPD Article - 6 & 7.

Rights of Women and Children with disabilities (Articles 6 & 7)

  • The State recognises women and girls who are disabled are treated unfairly in lots of different ways.

  • The State should do its best to empower disabled women and girls.

  • The State should work to make sure that disabled women and girls have full, free and equal lives.

  • The State agrees that disabled children have the same rights as other children and should be treated equally with others.

  • Actions should be taken keeping in mind what is best for the child

  • Disabled children have the right to be heard in all things that are related to their lives. Support should be provided to make their voices heard.


Article 6 (Women with disabilities) : https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/convention-on-the-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities/article-6-women-with-disabilities.html

Article 7 (Children with disabilities) : https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/convention-on-the-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities/article-7-children-with-disabilities.html