Current Situation of Reproductive Health Programs for Persons with Disabilities

Posted on November 2, 2020 at 10:31 am

The Share-Net Jordan team met with the Assistant Secretary-General for Technical Affairs at the Higher Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (HCRPD), Ms. Ghadeer Al Haris, to talk about a study that she was involved in conducting upon ...

Read More
 

Including the voice of adolescents with disabilities in the National Plan of Action

Posted on September 21, 2020 at 2:26 pm

The Turning Point Foundation was awarded the Share-Net International Small Grant in 2017 for its project titled ‘’Promote SRHR and Inclusion in the Government’s National Plan of Action on Adolescent Health Strategy 2017-2030 in Bangladesh’. The aim of this project ...

Read More
 

COVID-19 at the Intersection of Gender and Disability

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 4:49 pm

In March 2020, Women Enabled International (WEI) identified a gap in initial global responses to COVID-19: many actors were discussing how to include women and persons with disabilities in the response, but few were considering the unique experiences of women ...

Read More
 

Women and Young Persons with Disabilities: UNFPA Guidlelines

Posted on December 3, 2019 at 1:09 pm

About Tuesday December 2nd marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities! We would like to share with you on this occasion, UNFPA’s SRHR guidelines which is titled: “WOMEN AND YOUNG PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES – Guidelines for Providing Rights-Based and Gender-Responsive ...

Read More
 

Women and Young Persons with Disabilities: Guidelines for Providing Rights-Based and Gender-Responsive Services to Address Gender-Based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Posted on January 7, 2019 at 12:34 pm

The Guidelines by Women Enabled International and the United Nations Population Fund offer practical and concrete guidance on the provision of inclusive and accessible services related to gender-based violence (GBV) and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for women ...

Read More
 

It’s my body

Posted on November 13, 2018 at 10:02 am

Education material for children with an intellectual disability or neurological disorder. To this training module belongs: an assessment, a workbook for students, a puppet family (from Rutgers WPF), human growth posters (male/female), pictogram booklet and the storybooks of Joya & ...

Read More
 

Ending forced sterilisation of women and girls with disabilities

Posted on November 7, 2018 at 10:46 am

The European Disability Forum (EDF) and CERMI Women’s Foundation have released a comprehensive report which raises awareness on how to prevent and end forced sterilisation of women and girls with disabilities. It explains the justifications given for forced sterilisation and ...

Read More
 

Everybody Matters – Good practices for inclusion of people with disabilities in SRHR programmes

Posted on November 30, 2017 at 2:48 pm

On November 23 DCDD  and Share-Net International presented the book ‘ Everybody Matters ’  in the ‘Making inclusion work! Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights’ expert meeting. In the book, you can find cases, interviews and recommendations on SRHR and disability. ...

Read More
 

Disability and sexuality: claiming sexual and reproductive rights

Posted on August 21, 2017 at 8:12 am

While it goes without saying that people with disability have equal rights to sexual and reproductive desires and hopes as non-disabled people, society has disregarded their sexuality and reproductive concerns, aspirations and human rights. People with disabilities are infantilised and ...

Read More
 

Sexual and reproductive health of young people with disability in Ethiopia: a study on knowledge, attitude and practice: a cross-sectional study

Posted on March 24, 2016 at 11:50 am

As is common in developing countries, in Ethiopia young people with disabilities (YPWD) are more likely than the general population to be illiterate, unemployed and impoverished. They often lack equal access to information and education for reasons ranging from barriers ...

Read More