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The sexual lives of people with disabilities within low- and middle-income countries: A scoping study of studies published in English
Disability and equity in global health
Access to health care for persons with disabilities in rural South Africa
Background Global research suggests that persons with disabilities face barriers when accessing health care services. Yet, information regarding the nature of these barriers, especially in low-income and middle-income countries is sparse. Rural contexts in these countries may present greater barrier...
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...
Sexual and reproductive health and rights of girls with disabilities: A review of the literature
Exploring structural violence in the context of disability and poverty in Zimbabwe
The sexual and reproductive rights and benefit derived from sexual and reproductive health services of people with physical disabilities in South Africa: beliefs of non-disabled people
There is a body of theoretical work, and some empirical research, which suggests that non-disabled people assume people with physical disabilities are not suitable romantic partners, do not have sexual drives or desires, or are not sexually active. It has also been proposed that people with physical...
Dating persons with physical disabilities: the perceptions of South Africans without disabilities
There is good reason to believe that the attitudes of persons without disability towards dating a person with a physical disability might be unfavourable. However, in general, and in the Global South in particular, there is a dearth of research in this area. This study sought to take the first step ...
Exploring the interaction of activity limitations with context, systems, community and personal factors in accessing public health care services: A presentation of South African case studies
Background: There are many factors that influence access to public health services, such as the context people live in, the existing health services, and personal, cultural and community factors. People with disabilities (activity limitations), through their experience of health services, may offer ...