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Alimata Abdul Karimu

Alimata is an Independent Researcher and Rights Activist writing and publishing on issues affecting women with disabilities and inclusive policies for persons with disabilities.

She previously worked with Vision Australia, African Union of the Blind, Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations and the Ghana Blind Union among others.

In addition to working with CIP, she is currently volunteering with the Research, Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning Directorate of the National Council on Persons with Disabilities in Ghana to strengthen their policy research and

A few of her authored works are published on Taylor & Francis Online.


Abdul Karimu, A, “Disabled persons in Ghanaian health strategies: reflections on the 2016 adolescent reproductive health policy: Reproductive Health Matters‘, 2017,

Abdul Karimu, A, “Exploring the sexual and reproductive health issues of visually impaired women in Ghana, Reproductive Health Matters’, 2017

Abdul Karimu, A, Chapter “Menstruation and the girl with visual impairment’, Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents with Disabilities p.85-99, 2021