Since 2012, Woman and Reality has been advocating successfully the issues of the implementation of the rights of women with disabilities to sexual and reproductive health:
- In 2012–2013, with the initiative of Woman and Reality, the issues of teaching the necessary skills of reproductive health and providing access of women with disabilities of the relevant age to sexual education were put on the agenda of the State Action Plan of 2014-2017 on ensuring equal rights of people with disabilities.
- In 2013-2016, Woman and Reality used to represent the group of women with disabilities at the Coordination Council on the Issues of Persons with Disabilities operating at the Office of the Prime Minister and advocate the inclusion of the specific issues in the public healthcare programmes.
- In 2017, with the initiative of the organization, the access of persons with disabilities to family planning services and education on sexual and reproductive health were also considered in the State Action Plan of 2018-2020 on Human Rights.
- Programme “We are here”, Imedi Radio (2017).
Topic of discussion: Is it possible or not to accomplish gender equality without protecting the rights of women with disabilities to sexual and reproductive health? What is the awareness of women with disabilities about the issue? Are there any studies available or not?
- Since 2019, Woman and Reality has been a member of the Coordination Platform of civil society organizations working on the rights to sexual and reproductive health and has been actively advocating for the issues of women with disabilities to enjoy their rights to sexual and reproductive health on an equal basis.
- On June 14, 2021 – the Day of Persons with Disabilities in Georgia – there was arranged a high-ranking meeting on the topic: “Sexual and reproductive health and women (girls) with disabilities”.
Goal of the meeting was to discuss the barriers to the implementation of rights of women with disabilities to sexual and reproductive health and the ways of overcoming them together with activists from the community, representatives of the public sector (Gender Equality Council of the Parliament of Georgia and Tbilisi Municipality) as well as with local (Women’s Fund in Georgia) and international partners (UN Population Fund).