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PROFESSIONAL NEWS: Jean Judes speaks on UN Panel for International Women’s Day

On March 11th, Jean Judes, Executive Director of Beit Issie Shapiro, spoke on a panel at the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN, about the double stigma of women with disabilities. She called on everyone to ensure that general gender goals and objectives are also inclusive of women with disabilities and for greater collaboration between disabilities and women’s movements, between governments and non-profit organizations, and between individuals.

Jean with Chairwoman of panel

Jean with Christine Musisi, Regional Director, UN Women East and Southern Africa, Kenya

Click here to read the blog Jean published following her talk.