MIW at SVRI 2019, October 21-25, Cape Town!

Making It Work, its team, Technical Advisor Yetneberesh NIgussie and Country Partner Grace Jerry (IFA Nigeria) have been sharing views and recommandations of Women with disabilities at the 2019 SVRI Forum.

Alessandra Aresu from HI and Yetneberesh Nigussie Technical Advisor to MIW as panelists at SVRI 2019

A Satellite Event titled " Leaving no woman behind: prevention and response to violence against women with disabilities – experience, analysis and recommendations from women with disabilities in Africa" was held on 25th of October.

Inclusive GBV programming was discussed, around the barriers women and girls with disabilities are facing, the unique forms of violence they face and how to overcome the barriers. A focus on the issue of informed consent allowed Ms Carol Bosch from Cape Mental Health to elaborate on their experience working with women with intellectual disabilities.