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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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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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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Equipping the Future: Empower Deaf Women to Ensure Inclusiveness and Equality in Sexual & Reproductive Health Rights

To God be the glory, Deaf Women Association of Nigeria, Abuja Chapter and Deaf Women Aloud Initiative will be partnering with US Embassy, Abuja to implement a 12 months project for Deaf women and girl under this project titled: Project HER- Health, Empowerment and Rights (HER) of Deaf Women and girls within FCT. What is …

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