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.
The European Disability Forum (EDF) and CBM Global launch a video on disability-inclusive climate justice at the European Development Days which is took place online over 2 days (June 15th – June 16th). The continuing restrictions for travel and safe distancing due to COVID19 and a commitment by both EDF and CBM Global to minimize carbon footprint meant that […]
NIDWAN with the support of MAMA CASH carried out a qualitative research on Participatory Action Research on Climate Change in Chautara Sangachokgadi Municipality, Ward 5, Sindhupalchowk. District. The aim of the qualitative research was to initiate systematic documentation of the PAR by engaging and empowering Indigenous Women and Indigenous Women with Disability on climate change […]
NIDWAN prepared a documentary on the Impact of Climate Change on Indigenous Women with Disabilities with the support of PAWANKA Fund. The video is based on research conducted by NIDWAN at Kavre district. The video highlighted that Poor and marginalized sections of society like indigenous women with disabilities are suffering disproportionately from different socio-cultural values, […]
November 8, in Solidarity with CSOs working on Climate justice, Indigenous Peoples, Marginalized Groups, Communities from the Global South along with the various Social Movements, Grassroots Organizations and Climate Justice Activists, Experts around the world raised and mobilized during the Global Day of Action for Climate Justice in Glasgow and globally on Nov 6. In […]
On the occasion of the International Indigenous Peoples Day, NIDWAN conducted a virtual Global Dialogue entitled “COVID-19 Impact on Indigenous Peoples with Disabilities and Inclusive and Meaningful participation at all levels”. The discussion was held virtually on 2nd August 2021 in collaboration with Minority Rights International, UNDP-Nepal, UNPRPD Project and other co-organizers from the national […]
NIDWAN with the financial support of PAWANKA Fund carried out a rapid qualitative assessment on the Impacts of Climate Change on Indigenous Women with Disabilities at Ward 2 of Namobuddha Municipality, Kavre district, Bagmati Province, Nepal. The primary objective of the qualitative research was to document cases and evidence on the impacts of climate change […]
NIDWAN, in collaboration with the Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) and the support of the PAWANKA Fund, conducted 10-weeks Virtual Course on Climate Change entitled 'Discussion on Climate Change (CC), Indigenous Youth, and Indigenous People with Disabilities'. The course was designed to engage and capacitate the indigenous youths for advocacy and sensitize them on […]
Ms. Pratima Gurung, President of NIDWAN took part in the 21st session of the UNFCCC, COP-21, 16-18th September 2015 at Chiang Mai. She represented People with Disabilities from Asia in the event, pitching forward CC and its regard to People with Disabilities who experience severe indirect impacts and are critical concerns that have remained unnoticed. […]
On the 14th of April 2020, President of NIDWAN Ms. Pratima Gurung and Mr. Krishna Gahatraj prepared a National report entitled 'COVID-19 and Its Impact on Persons with Disabilities and Marginalized Groups in Nepal'. The main objective of the report was to highlight the adverse situation and challenges faced by People with Disabilities and marginalized […]
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.