Why do many women with disabilities give up on having a family?

  • Published on: 17/10/2017
  • Many women with disabilities still face huge difficulties when they are pregnant, after their baby is born, and in accessing sexual and reproductive health services in general, due to stigma, discrimination and physical access barriers. Many give up on having a family altogether. Watch Svetlana, 25, from Moldova talk about how she persisted and why she named her son Danu (Yes-no in English).

    This video has been published by UNFPA as part of the regional launch of The State of World Population 2017.