This toolkit serves to highlight the intersection between gender, culture and disability. Following the completion of a study titled Advancing the rights of women and girls with disabilities in Zimbabwe, a review of the interface of culture, gender and disability in Zimbabwe, it was evident that there were cultural and social issues not being adequately addressed in communities.
This toolkit was formulated based on the study findings, dialogue with key disability stakeholders and principles of the CRPD.
The following is a list of the key articles from the CRPD that form the base of this toolkit:
- Article 3: General principles (8 in total)
- Article 6: Women with disabilities
- Article 8: Awareness raising
- Article 13: Access to justice
- Article 23: Respect for home and the family
- Article 25: Health
This toolkit strives to empower the trainer and the trainee(s) on the virtues encapsulated in the CRPD by localizing the concepts at community level in Zimbabwe.