Secondary Data Analysis Report on SRHR of People with Disabilities SDG Goal

Bangladesh government has made many resolutions and initiated various activities for the person with disabilities (PWD). During 2013, Government of Bangladesh ratified Disabled Persons Protection and Rights Act to protect PWD’s rights. This was mentioned in 6th Five Year Plan. Government detailed out a comprehensive health services for PWDs. Although, government has set certain objectives and targets towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by ensuring reproductive health service for all; unfortunately, there was nothing related to their sexual and reproductive health rights.  Following the 6th Five Year Plan, government elaborated different services for PWDs in 7th Five Year Plan. This time government also didn’t mention about PWD’s sexual and reproductive health rights. Five Year plan only mentioned about reaching PWDs under comprehensive health policy. During the 7th FYP period, government mentioned about properly addressing prevalence of various disability issues through appropriate advocacy campaign, effective coordination among concerned ministries, departments, and NGOs for proper preventive, curative and rehabilitative services including expansion of services to cater the need of different types of disabled along with making health-facilities disable-friendly.

Full Report: Report_SRHR of People with Disabilities_Restructured

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