Deaf women experience double discrimination. Thus, they need double human rights protection. Learn about a women’s rights treaty that can help Deaf women.
How many Deaf women in your country know their health rights? In Zimbabwe, Deaf Women Included produced a video to teach health rights in sign language.
Sometimes no one teaches menstrual health to deaf girls in Zimbabwe. Thus, Deaf Women Included produced a video to teach them in Zimbabwe Sign Language.
The Delhi Foundation of Deaf Women is a Deaf India women’s rehabilitation center. They offer vocational training, leadership training, sign classes, more.
One group of Deaf women solved their unemployment problem by creating a sign language restaurant in Gambia. Customers enjoy food–and learn about deafness.
The DAWN agency promotes healthy relationships and ending abuse in the Deaf community. They also provide services to Deaf people surviving abuse.
Mongolian Deaf leader Dulamsuren Jigjid shares her story of how she became an empowered Deaf woman leader. She is advancing disability rights in Mongolia.
Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) empowers Deaf & Deafblind survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, harassment. Seattle, Washington, USA
They are dancers, scientists, athletes, politicians, actors, and more. Learn about 32 world-changing Deaf women from around the globe.
A deaf American woman, Rikki Poynter, produces many videos on deaf awareness. Her videos also explain accessibility and closed captioning.
Pamela Molina has seen change and progress for Deaf people in Chile. In particular, she sees hope for Deaf women in Chile. Watch her story.
Sometimes the most powerful way to teach is through a story. End the Cycle of Disability and Poverty site has six stories from deaf people.
Deaf women leaders are active in Ghana. And they are helping other deaf women learn to be leaders too. Watch interview of two leaders.
Summarizes what the literature says about deaf women’s rights and health around the world. Available in International Sign video.
Describes examples of programs that successfully reduced gender-based violence against deaf or disabled women. Best-practice stories.
An Ethiopian project is helping Deaf women gain empowerment. The women are starting their own businesses and becoming leaders.
One organization in Kenya, Federation of Deaf Women Empowerment Network in Kenya, is working to improve Deaf Kenyan women’s rights.
A project in South Africa empowers Deaf and hearing women to become self employed. It provides training in business management, and more.
Slavery never ended: today, we call it human trafficking. Author explains why deaf women human trafficking victims are often targets.
DeafNET exchanges, disseminates knowledge to empower deaf people in Africa, especially South Africa. Education, development, training, etc