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Women Enabled International Stands with Protestors Around the World

Posted: 2021-10-20 18:14:31

Women Enabled International stands with protestors around the world in demanding justice and action to address the systemic human rights violations in the United States that contribute to the ongoing oppression of members of the Black community in any form—from police violence, police failures to address gender-based violence and government failures to address the COVID-19 […]

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Visibility and Its Real-World Implications

Posted: 2021-06-21 10:22:37

In my work as an advocate for greater awareness of the global burden of diarrheal disease and the tools that can help solve it, I’m struck by how illness is so often a proxy for inequitable access to basic needs. There’s even a term for it: “diseases of poverty.” Diarrhea is rarely a killer in […]

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40 Years of CEDAW: Keeping Women with Disabilities on the Agenda

Posted: 2021-06-21 10:19:59

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). This human rights treaty, to which almost every country has signed on, has helped transform the world by providing a legal framework to ensure the respect, protection, and fulfillment of the rights of all […]

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A Word of Welcome

Posted: 2021-06-21 10:12:31

Welcome to the Women Enabled International Blog – Rewriting the Narrative with WEI! This is a new space we are launching to showcase the voices, opinions, and stories of women with disabilities and allies championing the rights of women and girls with disabilities worldwide. We hope that you will find the posts here both informative […]

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Women Enabled International deeply mourns the death of U.S. Supreme Court

Posted: 2021-02-22 07:47:38

Women Enabled International (WEI) strongly condemns the continued police violence and murder of members of the black community in the United States that has led to days of protests across the country and around the world.

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