Canada’s review before Committee on rights of persons with disabilities

April 3 – 4, 2017

Canada will be reviewed for the first time by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights submitted a shadow report in advance of Canada’s review, which examines violations of Articles 16, 17, 24 and 25 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities with respect to sexual abuse, forced sterilization, the right to health, specifically sexual and reproductive health, and the right to education, specifically inclusive comprehensive sexuality education. Read the shadow report »