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Advocacy

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Report to Special Rapporteur on Environmental Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls

NIDWAN submitted a Report on violence against Indigenous Women and Indigenous Women with Disabilities in the context of the climate crisis in Nepal to the Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls in the context of the climate crisis on 31st March 2022.

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Memorandum Submission to National Indigenous Women Organizations

Seeking spaces and representation of Women with Disabilities in Indigenous Women-led Organization namely: NIWF Federation, NIWF Forum & INWOLAG to confer on their incorporation within Indigenous Women's movement, NIDWAN submitted a memorandum to the above mentioned three organizations on the 21st, 26th and 29th of October respectively. The memorandum includes representation, the inclusion of disability […]
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Universal Periodic Report Consultation and Report Preparation submission-2016 and Follow-up in 2020

Series of meetings were held among Indigenous Peoples Organizations (IPOs) and the Consortium of Marginalized Groups Organizations of Nepal to integrate issues of Indigenous Women with Disabilities under the UPR process. Ms. Pratima Gurung and Vice President of NIDWAN, Ms. Ganga Chantyaal and Ms. Krishna Ghale, including other team members from NIDWAN, regularly took part […]
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Intervention and Follow-up for Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women General Recommendation (CEDAW GR) and Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

State and even CEDAW has yet to acknowledge that the discrimination and violence faced by Indigenous Women are far different from those stated by them and the experiences of Indigenous Women with Disabilities are further deeper. In this regard, every year NIDWAN has been intervening in the CEDAW GR and in the CSW and organize […]
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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.
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National Indigenous Disabled Women Association-Nepal (NIDWAN)
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