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ABDALLAH SHUAIB: Women with disability deserve information on reproductive health

Many organizations don’t run programmes targeting them

In Summary

•This lack of information about rights, services and programs makes it harder for women with disabilities to negotiate for safer sexual relationships.

•This increases their risk of contracting HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, while gender-based violence is on their doorsteps.

Reproductive health is a lifetime concern for both women and men, from infancy to old age.

Evidence shows that reproductive health in any of these life stages has a profound effect on one's ...