resources / Share-Net Bangladesh

WASH and MHM Experiences of Disabled Females Living in Dhaka Slums of Bangladesh

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This study purposively selected two Dhaka slums, with and without disabled-friendly facilities, to investigate female perspectives on different aspects related to WASH and Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) for females with a disability. The rapid expansion of slums with increasing population density are the main barriers to scaling-up sustainable Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) facilities in […]

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resources / WISH2ACTION

Learning from a disability-inclusive SRHR programme (WISH2ACTION)

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Executive Summary This is a compilation of good practices and lessons learnt in disability-inclusive sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) based on experience from the implementation of the WISH2ACTION (Women’s Integrated Sexual Health [Lot 2] Access, Choice, Together, Innovation and Ownership, Now) programme. Firstly, the compilation introduces disability-inclusive SRHR which is critical to address […]

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Access to SRHR Information and Services: Perspectives of women and girls with disabilities in Uganda and Bangladesh

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Over 1 billion people worldwide, around 15% of the world’s population, are estimated to live with some form of disability. According to WHO, this number is increasing (WHO, 2011) (WHO, 2020). Due to a negative interrelation between disability, education, and economic opportunities, persons with disabilities often live in hard-to-reach communities and are disproportionately affected by […]

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resources / Humanity & Inclusion

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All: Disability Inclusion from Theory to Practice

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In the most recent World Report on Disability published in 2011, the World Health Organisation and the World Bank estimated that one billion people worldwide are living with one or multiple disabilities, equating to around 15 per cent of the world’s population. It is estimated that one in five women has a disability. The number […]

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Disability Inclusion in SRHR: From Commitment to Practice Webinar

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In July 2022 Humanity & Inclusion held a webinar titled Disability Inclusion in SRHR: From Commitment to Practice. We are pleased to share with you the recording of the webinar. Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. They work alongside people with disabilities and […]

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resources / Disability & Society

COVID-19 in Bangladesh: an especially difficult time for an invisible population

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Abstract: COVID-19 pandemic has caused huge impact on public health and economy of Bangladesh. Population groups such as persons with disabilities are experiencing the worse outcomes in terms of managing their livelihoods, health and well-being. In this paper, we utilised publicly available information and data obtained from an ongoing research study conducted by BRAC University […]

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resources / International Journal of Reproductive Health Matters

Disability and Sexuality: Claiming Sexual and Reproductive Rights

‘Disability and sexuality: claiming sexual and reproductive rights’, by Renu Addlakha, Janet Price, and Shirin Heidari, was originally published in the International Journal of Reproductive Health Matters. What barriers do people – especially women with disabilities – experience in accessing SRH services, particularly in the health sector? What context-specific strategies should be developed to facilitate […]

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