Africa: Pandemic, Stigma Threaten to Leave Persons With Disabilities Behind, Consultations Show

[UNFPA] As the COVID-19 pandemic overwhelms health systems, shutters businesses and triggers a spike in gender-based violence, persons with disabilities face particularly acute challenges. This is one of the key insights from a series of consultations that UNFPA and Women Enabled International (WEI) held in September and October, with support from the UN Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.Read the Original Article