"Nothing About Us Without Us, Towards Leaving No One Behind"

NIDWAN IMPACT IN NUMBERS

Members

Members

325+

Direct beneficiaries

Direct beneficiaries

5800+

Indirect beneficiaries

Indirect beneficiaries

10330+

Provincial network

Provincial network

7

National Network

National Network

6+

Regional and Global Network

Regional and Global Network

17+

Covid Relief Support

Covid Relief Support

2720+

Health Hygiene Kit

Health Hygiene Kit

1270+

DISABILITY FACTS

1 billion people, about 15% of the world population, have a disability. 80% of them live in developing countries like Nepal. 45 million of them are Indigenous Peoples.
More than 370 million Indigenous People live in 90 countries, 185 of them are Indigenous women. Indigenous women are 2.5 times more likely to be raped or sexually assaulted than other women.
There are 54 million Indigenous Peoples with Disabilities and 28 million Indigenous Women with Disabilities who are leading multiple and intersectional discrimination at all spheres of life.
In Nepal, there are more than 1.3 million Indigenous Peoples with Disabilities, and the number has increased since the 2015 earthquake. 700000 of them are Indigenous Women with Disabilities living in risk and unsafe situations.
Research conducted by NIDWAN shows that 91.9% of the respondents mentioned indigenous women and girls with disabilities are subjected to higher rates or specific forms of violence.

ABOUT NIDWAN

NIDWAN works for the groups having multiple and intersecting identities and builds synergy both at the grassroots and global level collectively with various organizations and relevant stakeholders by cross-movement collaboration.
Contact Us
National Indigenous Disabled Women Association-Nepal (NIDWAN)
Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Post Box No 21535
Email: nidwan2015@gmail.com, nidwan2021@gmail.com
Phone: 015524054
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