Stine Hellum Braathen
Stine Hellum Braathen
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Disability and Sexual Health
Skole, samfunn og stigma
Diskriminering av personer med psykiske lidelser - hva vi kan gjøre med det?
Withdrawn, strong, kind, but de-gendered: Non-disabled South Africans’ stereotypes concerning persons with physical disabilities
The present paper examines stereotyping in relation to physical disability and gender in the South Africa. Cross-sectional data for the present study were gathered using free response items in a large survey (n = 1990) examining the attitudes of people without disability towards different facetsof s...
Creative collaboration on a disability and sexuality participatory action research project: A reflective diary account
This article presents a team’s engagement with a creative collaborative project challenging the myths about the sexuality of people with physical disabilities in South Africa. The article is presented as a reflective diary account, which has been constructed from minutes of meetings, email correspon...
Sexuality erased, questioned, and explored: the experiences of South Africans with physical disabilities
The sexuality of people with disabilities has historically been a site of oppression and discrimination. The sexuality of people with disabilities remains relatively under-researched and poorly understood. As a result, many myths and misconceptions about the sexuality of people with disabilities may...
Symbolic violence and the invisibility of disability
Combining survey data, GIS and qualitative interviews in the analysis of health service access for persons with disabilities
Background Equitable access to health services is a key ingredient in reaching health for persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups. So far, research on access to health services in low- and middle-income countries has largely relied on self-reported survey data. Realizing that there may...
Intimacy, intercourse and adjustments: Experiences of sexual life of a group of people with physical disabilities in South Africa
There is a growing recognition of the sexual and reproductive rights of people with disabilities, and since the World Health Organisation’s World Report on Disability, increased international attention has been given to these issues. Past research, however, suggests that this group encounter barrier...