CREA’s 10th Disability, Sexuality, and Rights Online Institute

22 September – 3 November 2023
(Completely online, 6 weeks, 8-12 hours per week)

CREA’s Disability, Sexuality, and Rights Online Institute (DSROI) is a six weeks long online course that provides a study of theory and practice at the intersection of disability, gender and sexuality with a focus on perspectives from the global South. Started in 2010, the Institute is, in majority, led by activists, community organizers and academics with disabilities. Participants develop their ability to work in inclusive and holistic ways that further human rights and social justice. The course is offered through an accessible online learning platform.

Download the call for applications document here (PDF) & (Word).

Who the institute is for:
Preference will be given to participants from the global South who work as activists and community organizers, practitioners and donors or philanthropists committed to sexual rights, disability and feminism. We strongly encourage persons with disabilities to apply!

Deadline to apply:
Applications are due by 14 August 2023.

Participants are required to pay a registration fee of USD 60 to contribute towards course expenses. Fee waiver is available on request on need basis (please refer to the application form for more information).

The online application form is preferred (see the form below). You can complete the form manually (download the form here) and email it to For accessibility accommodations on the application please email us: We accept applications sent by video or through Zoom in Sign Language. Attach a copy of your latest résumé or CV. All questions must be answered — your résumé or CV cannot substitute for an answer.

The application form consists of five parts with several questions in each part. You can move between parts using the “Next” and “Previous” buttons below the form. Completing the application form in one sitting may not be possible.


Applications are now closed.


Applications are due by 14 August, 2023. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Applicants will be informed about the selection decisions shortly after the applications close, and will have sufficient time to familiarise themselves with the online learning platform. Send all queries to –

Notice regarding personal information:
By submitting this form you give CREA your consent to record your personal information in our online database. This information will only be used for the purpose of selection and, if you are selected, to create your account on this online platform. CREA will not share your information to any third party without your consent. Once the selection process and the 2023 institute is over, you may request erasure of your personal information from our databases. Please send us this request via email to

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