DWAN President Advocates for Recognition, Promotion of Sign Language to Gain Access Quality Reproductive Health Information for Deaf Women

The President of Deaf Women Association of Nigeria (DWAN), Mrs Helen Udoye Baylolu-Alase has opined that the recognition and promotion of sign language to gain access to quality sexual and reproductive health information for deaf women are not only relevant but imperative. According to her, this is to actualized the vision of the FCT Abuja …

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Association wants deaf women carried along in govt policies implementation

The Deaf Women Association of Nigeria (DWAN) has urged the Federal Government to carry its members along in the implementation of policies and also sign the Disability Rights Bill into law. The President of DWAN, Abuja chapter, Mrs. Helen Udoye, made the call in Abuja on Friday during the third edition of the Association’s Health …

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National Hospital pledges to assist the Deaf

The Chief Medical Director of National Hospital, Abuja, Dr Jaf Momoh, has promised to assist those with hearing impairment who visit the hospital. Momoh stated this when the Deaf Women Aloud Initiative led by its Executive Director, Mrs Hellen Beyioku-Alase, paid a courtesy visit to the hospital on Monday. Beyioku-Alase said the visit was to …

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Letter of Invitation to Mark International Day of Sign-Language & Closing of Project HER supported by US Embassy, Abuja.

Dear Partner, Letter of Invitation to Mark International Day of Sign-Language & Closing of Project HER supported by US Embassy, Abuja. We would like to extend our warm compliment to you sir/ma seek for your support for our empowerment and advocacy efforts for Deaf Women and girls in Nigeria. On Monday 30th September 2019, DWAN …

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Orientation & Official Launching of Basic Health sign – Language Workshop for Health Practitioners in FCT- Abuja. Powered by The US embassy, Abuja

As part of our efforts as solution providers and ensure Deaf women access to universal health care and maternity services in line with UNCRDP (Art 9; 25), our organization (Deaf Women Association of Nigeria (DWAN), Abuja chapter & Deaf Women Aloud Initiative) partner with FCT Health & Human Services Secretariat to historical launching of Basic …

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Ipas through a partnership with DWAN set to Train Deaf Women Leaders on Sexual Harassment/Gender-based violence (GBV)

With the Support of IPAS, a global non-profit organization that works to increase women’s ability to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights, and to end deaths and injuries from unsafe abortion, IPAS through Partnering with the Deaf Women Association of Nigeria will be training at least 35 Deaf Women Leaders & young ladies from the …

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Deaf women advocate access to sexual reproductive rights

The Deaf Women Association of Nigeria (DWAN) on Wednesday advocated improved access to sexual and reproductive rights to enable them be empowered and live better lives. Mrs Helen Beyioku-Alase, the Chairperson of the association, made the call during a workshop on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights supported by the U.S. Embassy. She said the society believed that …

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Brief Report and Appreciation to everyone on the sucessful conclusion of the 5th edition of Deaf Women Association of Nigeria, Abuja chapter Health Awareness week and International Day for Persons with disabilities.

To God alone be glory. The 5th edition of Deaf Women Association of Nigeria, Abuja chapter Health Awareness week and International Day for Persons with disabilities has come and gone. We can only but thank God for the great success achieved so far. This year, we received a lot of dignitaries and stakeholders from Embassies, …

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