We are human and want to have sex too, disabled women say

Women walk near U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Barack Obama's ancestral home village of Kogelo in western Kenya, March 5, 2008. Villagers in Barack Obama's ancestral Kenyan home expressed disappointment on Wednesday as his rival Hillary Clinton won key votes to revive her campaign for the White House.REUTERS/Antony Njuguna (KENYA)

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Disabled women around the world are being denied basic health services from family planning advice to pap smears because they are seen as asexual, disability rights campaigners said on Thursday. Women with disabilities are often ignored, shunned or mocked when seeking help from medical practitioners or even friends or family, […]

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