Research Projects

Nationwide study of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Bangladesh

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.

Timeline: 2018-12-01 - 2020-05-01

PI: Md. Tanvir Hasan


Objective:This mixed method study conducted primary

research among PWDs to better understand their SRHR
needs, knowledge, sufferings, perception around sex
and sexuality, and barriers in 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.


Donor: Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands

Partner: - Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)

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

Sexual And Reproductive Health And Rights Srhr Disabilities Persons With Disabilities