"Nothing About Us Without Us, Towards Leaving No One Behind"

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Covid 19 in Nepal: What are the Challenges for indigenous persons with disabilities?

Ms. Pratima explains that the main issue regarding COVID-19 is the language barrier as most indigenous communities do not speak Nepalese and many are illiterate. She explains that the main issue regarding COVID-19 is the language barrier as most indigenous communities do not speak Nepalese and many are illiterate. Official information and communications on COVID-19 […]

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Including Indigenous People With Disabilities in COVID-19 Responses

Indigenous women with disabilities have faced discrimination, violence and abuse. There have also been rising levels of suicide during this pandemic.  The article talks about the ground realities of  Indigenous People With Disabilities in COVID-19. 3 articles;

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Nothing About Us Without Us: The Struggle for Inclusion of Indigenous Women with Disabilities:

Ms. Pratima shared about the challenges facing Indigenous Peoples, and particularly Indigenous women with disabilities and what is it like to lead the Indigenous Peoples with disabilities movement as an Indigenous woman

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Article: From where I stand: “We must be at the table making decisions”

Ms. prtaima talks about Empowering [indigenous women with disabilities] means that we must be at the table making decisions about the issues that affect us.

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COVID 19 in Nepal: The Impact on Indigenous Peoples and Persons with Disabilities

The COVID-19 pandemic has entrenched systemic gaps, underlying structural inequalities and pervasive discrimination, more visible with inadequate healthcare, access to information, employment and livelihoods, and social protection system mainly for marginalized groups. This study aims to understand the challenges and impacts of the COVID 19 on marginalized groups including persons with disabilities in Nepal.

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COMMITTEE ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN, 2021

Every year, the NGO CSW/ NY organises a Forum where civil society organisations have the opportunity to engage in discussions to take forward advocacy needed to empower women and girls. These discussions run parallel to events happening at UN headquarters and include groups from all across the world. The forum was held from March 14th […]

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Workshop on Civic Space and Participation, IDDC 2021

The Community Based Inclusive Development and Organisations of Persons with Disabilities Task Groups co-hosted a workshop focused on civic space during the IDDC General Assembly. Meaningful participation of civic space actors in political, economic, social, and cultural life in communities, in societies and in our world is essential for a better world for all of […]

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Collaborating across movements to fill funding gaps for women in Nepal:

Groups in Nepal working at the intersections of different issues such as indigenous women with disabilities, are largely invisible to funders—but cross-movement collaboration can help fill funding gaps.

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Building communities to boost local fundraising

Fundraising should never just be about money—it must also be about raising awareness of human rights and social justice.

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Being flexible while staying true: the balance of engaging corporations in human rights

Getting traction and funding for women’s rights in India can be difficult, but partnering with innovative corporations is one way to push the boundaries of change.

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