Women and girls with disabilities experience and fear various types of sexual violence in public spaces, from sexual harassment to sexual assault. It happens on streets, public transport and parks, in and around schools and workplaces, in public sanitation facilities and water and food distribution sites, or in their own neighborhoods.

Solutions:

To ensure safe and violence free access to all mainstream services and facilities, it is mandatory to conduct safety audits. Safe and accessible environment to ensure that women and girls with disabilities have access to all mainstream education, health, employment, transportation, information/communication and social services will enable them to live equally and with dignity.

Samarthyam’s team of women with disabilities along with planners and architects undertakes safety audits of city spaces and transport terminuses to identify hotspots and unsafe areas.

We provide training to like minded organisations and individuals on accessibility and safety for girls and women with disabilities in built and transport environment.

How will this training benefit you:

The training on safety and accessibility audits will empower you to provide insight on inaccessible and barrier filled environment and help you and other girls and women to live life with dignity and safety.

Contact us for more information on our training.