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External Publications

Some of posts for this section are listed below.

Indigenous Perspectives of Disability

This article contributes to the discourse on disability from an indigenous perspective, an area which has not been investigated in any detail. It explores the perceptions of disability and lived experiences of 18 indigenous individuals with impairments from Australia, Mexico and New Zealand. The findings from this research suggest that participants from these countries share […]
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Book: Global Perspectives on Disability Activism and Advocacy

Chapter: Our lives, our story The journey of the voiceless towards advocacy in Nepal By Pratima Gurung
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Submission by Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and its member organizations and networks in partial response to the ‘Call for inputs Report’ of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to the General Assembly

There are approximately 411 million Indigenous Peoples (IPs) living across Asia who are confronted with an array of vulnerabilities in the face of COVID-19.[1] The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) is closely monitoring the impacts of COVID-19 on Indigenous communities across its 14 member countries through continuous reporting and communications with partners on the ground. […]
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Nepal: For persons with disabilities from minority and indigenous communities, the greatest barrier to accessing assistive technologies is discrimination

Access to technology continues to be characterized by a growing gap between those who are technology-rich and those who are technology-poor, in the process deepening the existing disparities between dominant groups and those belonging to marginalized groups, including indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities.
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Study on the situation of indigenous persons with disabilities. UN - Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Twelfth session

The study reviews the situation of indigenous persons with disabilities in the enjoyment of their human rights. It looks at the main relevant legal standards — the Convention on the Rights of Persons...
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Toward a gender, indigenous and disability Inclusive COVID19 Response NIDWAN’s Key Recommendations for COVID 19 :1) Follow the information provided by the government and civil society organizations and ensure all the information should address and be inclusive to the diversity of all peoples.2) Women, Indigenous Peoples and Persons with Disabilities must receive information about infection mitigating tips, public restriction plans, and the services offered, in a diverse accessible formats (plain, sign, simple and in mother tongue/local language) with use of accessible technologies
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Situation of indigenous peoples with disabilities

This situational analysis addresses the question of: “what is the current situation for persons with disabilities in Nepal?”
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