Research Projects

Nationwide study of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Bangladesh
Year: 2018 - 2020
Organaisation: BRAC JPGSPH
Sexual And Reproductive Health And Rights Srhr Disabilities Persons With Disabilities

Researchers conducted a mixed-method study on Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) to comprehend their SRHR needs, knowledge, experiences, and barriers in accessing services. Reviewing existing interventions, services, laws, and policies for generating new insights.

PI: Md. Tanvir Hasan

Objective:This mixed method study conducted primary research among PWDs to better understand their SRHR needs, knowledge, sufferings, the perception of sex and sexuality, and barriers to accessing SRHR services. The study reviewed existing interventions or services relevant to SRHR of PWDs and generate new knowledge by reviewing laws and policies relevant to disability and SRHR.


- Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands


- Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)

- Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh