COVID-19 and Persons with Disabilities: Key Messages

Publication Date: May 2020
Author: UNFPA, AECID, WE DECIDE

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This infographic contains key messages promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the COVID-19 response, including in relation to efforts to prevent and respond to gender-based violence and secure sexual and reproductive health and rights. An Alt text version of this infographic can be found here.

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