Helen Beyioku-Alase

Deaf Women’s Rights

Hellen Beyioku-Alase is a Deaf/Disability rights activist and a recognized expert with over 10 years’ experience in Sexual and reproductive health rights of Deaf women and girls in Nigeria. She has been representing lobbying for the rights of Deaf women on issues related to empowerment, accessibility, and inclusion in SRHR services. Hellen had and still mobilizes, facilitate and conduct several training on sexual and reproductive health rights for Deaf Women in Nigeria. Through her work, she was selected to represent Nigeria at The Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD) a program of Mobility International USA (MIUSA) in 2016.  Currently, Hellen is the Executive Director of the Deaf Women Aloud Initiative, an NGO, aimed at amplifying the voice of Deaf women in Nigeria and Africa. She was also elected as Chairperson of Deaf Women Association of Nigeria (DWAN), Abuja chapter for second term. Hellen hold a Bachelor Degree in Guidance and counselling from University of Abuja, Abuja.