Access to Disability friendly reproductive health services for women and girls with disabilities is an aspect that has had a blurred attention. Rights of PWDs are often abused in many and varying ways. WGDs are sexually abused by people known to them and strangers, exposing them to unwanted pregnancies and Sexually Transmitted Infections including HIV.
Integrated Disabled Women’s Activities (IDIWA) is committed to advocating for the provision of comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) services for people with disabilities in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and other international human rights conventions that guarantee the fundamental human rights to physical, social, and psychological health. IDIWA is currently implementing an SRHR project that focuses on achieving increased individual awareness of SRHR, increased access to SRHR resources, information and services and policy & legal reform in Kamuli district.
Key Objective of the Project:
To promote and accelerate access and utilization of disability friendly sexual and reproductive health services for women and girls with disabilities in Kamuli district. The project will seek to expand and strengthen a local level approach and improve overall access to services and information on sexual and reproductive health and rights including family planning for Women and girls with Disabilities.
Purpose of the Consultancy:
The overall objective of the consultancy is to develop a district ordinance that will promote and accelerate access and utilization of disability friendly sexual and reproductive health services for women and girls with disabilities in Kamuli district.
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