Disability Inclusion Session on Family Planning Internationally

WILD alumna leads a workshop on reproductive health
MIUSA staff and a WILD alumna shared strategies for promoting disability-inclusive family planning interventions.
January 25, 2016 - January 28, 2016

MIUSA attended the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in January 2016. There was standing room only at its session entitled “Ensuring access to sexual and reproductive health care for people with disabilities," which highlighted the impact of the Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD) on promoting inclusive family-planning interventions globally.

"With 500 million women with disabilities worldwide, the majority living in low- and middle-income countries, the goal of reaching the poorest of the poor in family planning interventions cannot be achieved without the participation and leadership of women with disabilities."

Continue reading our recap of the session in "Disability Rights Are Reproductive Rights," our guest blog post on the Leadership, Management and Governance website.

 

Event location: 

Nusa Dua, Indonesia