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Disability Organizations Respond to the Overturning of Roe v Wade

The undersigned disability organizations are outraged and gravely concerned by today’s Supreme Court decision. The Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision issued today will have devastating consequences. This decision overturns Roe and Casey and eliminates any federal right to abortion. In doing so, it puts many disabled people, particularly Black people, Indigenous people, and other people of color, LGBTQIA+ folks, […]

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The Fight Does Not End Here: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

  Women Enabled International is deeply distressed by the Supreme Court of the United States’ decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization today, which overturns a nearly 50-year legal precedent and eliminates a federal right to abortion in the United States. As a result of this decision, abortion could become illegal or severely restricted […]

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WEI at COSP15: Ensuring the Participation of Women and Gender Minorities with Disabilities

WEI is excited to take part in this year’s Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)*  —the largest annual global gathering of States, civil society, UN agencies, and other actors dedicated to ensuring disability rights. After two years of virtual meetings, we will be returning in […]

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