Women with disabilities are more likely to experience violence than women without a disability and are less likely to disclose incidents of sexual violence and domestic abuse.

CBM Australia’s partner the Cameroon Baptist Convention recently undertook a research project to better understand what stops women and girls with disabilities in the Northwest region of Cameroon from reporting incidents of sexual violence and domestic abuse.

This report highlights what they found and offers recommendations for civil society groups, and local and international humanitarian actors responding to gender-based violence. The recommendations are relevant in many developing country contexts, including in emergencies.

 

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