Considering the status of Indigenous Women and Girls in Nepal and the lack of concrete disaggregated data, NIDWAN has successfully published a Brief Overview on Indigenous Women and Girls in Nepal that depicts their status on various areas. Indigenous Peoples with Disabilities have intersecting identity which often tends to draw in stigmas and discrimination. Indigenous […]
Position Paper Prepared by Pratima Gurung and Krishna Gahatraj on behalf of National Indigenous Disabled Women Association Nepal (NIDWAN) Submitted April 14, 2020. Although COVID-19 spreads indiscriminately, certain groups are disproportionately impacted. These include those already marginalized by structural barriers and gender inequalities before the pandemic: among them are elderly/older persons, women (including pregnant women) […]
2nd WCIW is monumental and historic to 28 million Indigenous Women with Disabilities globally. For the first time in history, Indigenous Women with Disabilities are claiming their spaces in the global level and NIDWAN in the front line with strategic intervention on 2WCIW through side-event and Political Declaration on all 3 levels: National, Regional (Asia […]
NIDWAN along with Nepal Indigenous Disabled Association (NIDA), and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) submitted a report to the CRPD Committee on the Rights of Indigenous Persons with Disabilities in Nepal as a reply from Indigenous Persons with Disabilities Organizations to the List of Issues in relation to the initial Report of Nepal for the […]
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.