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On Sunday 8 March Therese Sands (PWDA) and Carolyn Frohmader (WWDA) joined the Public March for Gender Equality and Women's Rights hosted by the City of New York, UN Women and NGOs to celebrate the International Women's Day. 

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LEFT TO RIGHT: Therese Sands, CO-CEO of PWDA, Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner & Carolyn Frohmader, CEO of WWDA. 

Throughout the week PWDA and WWDA advocated for the rights of women with disability and provided an Australian perspective during sessions as diverse as the “Inclusion of Displaced Women and Girls with Disabilities in Humanitarian Settings”, "Women with Disabilities: 20 Years After Beijing", and “Realizing the Rights of Marginalized and Disadvantaged Women and Girls”. 

You can watch the webcast of the plenary sessions here or here www.webtv.un.org

For more information see www.WomenEnabled.org or www.ngocsw.org or the CSW Facebook page