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 […]
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...
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
Pratima Gurung : There are a number of challenges faced by indigenous persons and women with disabilities that hinders their daily lives and are left behind. In my country Nepal they are excluded in disability, indigenous, women and state mechanism and discourse
State practices, responses and the experiences of persons with disability within the region. This idea for this special volume on Disability and COVID-19 in South Asia came up at a time when all of us, globally and locally, were struggling with the pandemic for the majority of 2020. The focus on South Asia in this special issue shares many patterns of similarities and differences with other regions within the Global South such as Africa, South East & Central Asia and Central and South America.
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.