Stine Hellum Braathen
Stine Hellum Braathen
Publications and responsibilities
Impairment, socialization and embodiment: The sexual oppression of people with physical disabilities
Disability and Sexual Health
Exploring the Relationship Between Food Insecurity, Gender Roles and HIV/AIDS Among Tonga Carers of Disabled Children of Binga in Zimbabwe
Predictors of negative beliefs toward the sexual rights and perceived sexual healthcare needs of people with physical disabilities in South Africa
Shooting Back and (re)framing: Challenging Dominant Representations of People with Physical Disabilities in South Africa
Withdrawn, strong, kind, but de-gendered: Non-disabled South Africans’ stereotypes concerning persons with physical disabilities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...
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...
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...
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...