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Learn about and celebrate deaf people and their achievements, both throughout history and also today. Focuses on Americans.
A deaf audiology student process of turning on a cochlear implant for the first time. She also shares her own cochlear implant experience.
Three strong Deaf African women leaders have a message they want to share with other Deaf women around the world! From Ghana and Togo.
Learn the situation of Deaf and disabled women around the world. And read some ideas for how women with disabilities can change society.
A series of videos in Chilean Sign Language and Spanish captions is helping Deaf Chilean women learn HIV/AIDS information.
The Deaf Enabled Foundation in India promotes equal access for Deaf people in every area of life. Works to empower deaf youth, women.
Slavery never ended: today, we call it human trafficking. Author explains why deaf women human trafficking victims are often targets.
One organization in Kenya, Federation of Deaf Women Empowerment Network in Kenya, is working to improve Deaf Kenyan women’s rights.
Can Deaf people access good healthcare without sign language? The authors analyze a case study and respond “no”. Discusses international law.
Women with disabilities worldwide are using business to lift themselves out of poverty. One is Susan, a Deaf woman entrepreneur in Zambia.
A project in South Africa empowers Deaf and hearing women to become self employed. It provides training in business management, and more.
Author Lydia Callis explains why people should celebrate Deaf women in U.S. history. She provides examples of how Deaf women impact history.
Deaf women leaders are active in Ghana. And they are helping other deaf women learn to be leaders too. Watch interview of two leaders.
A project in Argentina helps Deaf women making health and motherhood decisions through videos and workshops in Argentinean sign language.
Deaf Women United provides resources to connect U.S. Deaf women to empowerment through advocacy, education, and outreach.
Summarizes what the literature says about deaf women’s rights and health around the world. Available in International Sign video.
An Ethiopian project is helping Deaf women gain empowerment. The women are starting their own businesses and becoming leaders.
The International Labour Organization shares the stories of five Ethiopian deaf women entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs with other disabilities.
Faith’s story didn’t have to include her baby having HIV. But because of discrimination against Deaf people, it does. Read her story.
Describes examples of programs that successfully reduced gender-based violence against deaf or disabled women. Best-practice stories.
Habel Ouma, Deaf rights advocate in Kenya, promotes deaf education & employment, justice for gender-based violence, & sign interpreting.
Summarizes the human rights situation of women and girls with disabilities and the challenges they face in developing countries.
What does it mean to be a proud Latina woman in Kenya–a country that does not recognize your identity? Watch Norma Moran’s story.
Caribbean Deaf News interviews with Lisa Ramansar from Trinidad. She grew up without sign language then learned to sign as an adult.
Malu, who has taught Chilean Sign Language to Deaf children, describes her experience in the first leadership school for Deaf women in Chile.
Use this manual to train women leaders with disabilities, including women who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind.
This manual guides U.S. midwives in helping deaf mothers. Basic information about deafness, U.S. Deaf culture, and tips for communication.
Mill Neck International works with Nellie Zabel Foundation as they launch their first leadership school for Deaf women in Chile.
Meet national and regional youth leaders in Ghana. Two are experienced national leaders, two are newly elected leaders in the Central region.
One initiative helped service providers learn basic Kenyan Sign Language to communicate with Deaf women experiencing gender-based violence.
Watch Robert Sampana explain his work as Project Advocacy Officer for the Ghana National Association of the Deaf.