1 in 5

One in five women are women with disabilities; and they are leading the way towards inclusive disability and women’s rights movements, around the world. Read our publication on what they are saying about our support.

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“DRF’s grant has been able to support [us] to influence access to SRH services for women with disabilities across national frontiers.” (Indonesia)

“With the help of DRF funding, people with disabilities, especially women with disabilities, are getting ahead of the game in respecting their rights and applying the Convention [CRPD]. “(Haiti)

“…we gained exposure and support of women and girls with disabilities was enhanced.” (Malawi)

“We have been networking with other feminist organizations and other human rights organizations and [have been able to have] …communications with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and Women’s Rights” (Haiti)

Read these linked stories for more information:

Indigenous Persons with Disabilities Global Network at UN Commission on the Status of Women

Women with Disabilities Speak out Against Gender-Based Violence in Rwanda

Indonesia: ”Move” for Disability Rights

Explore our Gender Guidelines

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