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Disability Data from Nepal Census 2021

According to the Final Report of Nepal Census 2021 published by Central Bereau of Statistics (Nepal) the following are the disability-related data.


Handicap International (HI) (also known as Humanity & Inclusion) in partnership withWorld Education Inc. (WEI) implemented “Reading for All Program: Disability Inclusive Education for Nepali Children1’’ (RFA) from May 2018 to December 2022 to improve reading outcomes for children with disabilities in grades 1–3 in the USAID supported Early Grade Reading Program (EGRP) districts. The […]

Transforming Lives: Reunited After 15 Years

In this article, Juna Rana Magar's tale is told. She received counseling services from KOSHISH, which enabled her to transform her lives and get back in touch with her family.

Basic Computer Training for Integrated and Special Schools for Blind and Visually Impaired Students.

This course content is prepared by Access Planet Organization to provide general guidelines to the computer instructors to conduct 3 months basic computer training for the blind and visually impaired students at special and integrated schools of Nepal. This course content is our first draft and is subject to revision as required. Please contact us for any suggestion on improvising the course content.

A study on employment status of young women with disabilities of Nepal.

This research report entitled “A Study on the Employment Status of Young Women with Disabilities in Nepal” has been prepared to help in assessing the overall scenario of the work sector and the impact from COVID-19 on the young women with disabilities in Province One, Bagmati Province and Lumbini Province of Nepal.

Disability and Development Report by UN

This report represents the first United Nations systemwide effort to examine disability and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the global level. The report reviews data, policies and programs and identifies best practices; and uses this evidence to outline recommended actions to promote the realization of the SDGs for persons with disabilities

Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Lockdown on Persons with Disabilities a Rapid Assessment Report

The National Federation of Disabled Nepal (NFDN) conducted a rapid assessment to assess the impact of Covid-19 Pandemic and lockdown on persons with disabilities. This assessment has tried to explore the problem issues and barriers of persons with disabilities under the situation of lockdown.

The Prospects and Situation of Accessibility in Nepal

NFDN has published this collection of articles on “Accessibility” with the support of architects/engineers, academicians (University professors), disaster actors, accessibility promoters and disability rights activists.

Checklist for Accessibility Audit

The checklist has been prepared through the several formal/informal consultation meetings with various stakeholders such as KMC, DPOs alliance, resource pool (a group of technical persons), CBM, NCO and others. The checklist can widely be used by different stakeholders and individuals in their own.

The Emergence of Accessible Tourism in Nepal Prospects and Problems

This research brief on ‘The Emergence of Accessible Tourism in Nepal Prospects and Problems’ provides an overview on prospects and the existing situation of accessible tourism in Nepal.

Report on Accessibility Audit on Kathmandu Nepal

Report on Accessibility Audit on Kathmandu Nepal is an overview on the status of implementation of “Accessible Physical Infrastructure and communication Services Directive for persons with disabilities 2013” and other national and international commitments Nepal has made at the ground level

The Web Accessibility Guide: Promoting Web for All

The web accessibility guide – Promoting web for all is a publication that is prepared by NFDN to support web professionals (designers/developers) to create websites that are accessible and usable for all users including people with disabilities.

Hiring Persons with Disabilities: Resource Book for Employers

National Federation of the Disabled, Nepal in association with Australian Aid have published this resource book with the aim of supporting employers who are willing to hire persons with disabilities as their employees.

OCA and KAP Survey Report at Province 1, Gandaki and Karnali

The report highlights findings of 219 representatives’ KAP survey conducted in December 2020 in Province 1, Gandaki and Karnali province. The intention of the finding is to shed some light on where the OPDs are lagging behind and provide some insight into what might be needed to foster existing capacity need.

Report on Accessibility Audit in Kathmandu

This report served as a guide for conducting an accessibility audit of 150 public facilities and comprising public buildings, streets, parks, corporate and commercial sectors, and other areas inside Kathmandu Valley, and determined what corrective measures are required to make these sectors accessible.

Familial Discrimination against Women with Disability

This study demonstrates the information and resources on the topic of discrimination against women that are available. It demonstrates how prejudice and stigmatization, which are pervasive throughout the world, affect the lives of women with disabilities.

Monitoring the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Nepal

This holistic monitoring project aims at monitoring the human rights situation of people with disabilities in Nepal. It scrutinize an evidence based information on implementation status of laws and policies within the country that protect and promote the human rights of persons with disabilities in conjunction with personal experiences, societal attitude with the information published in media outlets.

Living Conditions among People with Disability in Nepal

This research is based on a national study on disability-related living circumstances that was conducted in Nepal in 2014–2015. The study looks at a variety of indicators for the standard of living, including socioeconomic indicators, economic activity, income, ownership and infrastructure, health (including reproductive health), access to health information and services, education, access to information, social participation, and exposure to abuse and discrimination.

Karuna Nepal Year Report

This is the 2013 annual report for the Karuna Foundation Nepal. By strengthening current health systems and giving communities and vulnerable groups within them such as mothers and newborns the tools they need to assert their healthcare rights, this report aims to reduce the frequency of birth abnormalities and disabilities among children in developing nations.

Cost-effectiveness and efficiency assessment of the Inspire2Care program

This report comprised a thorough document examination, a trip to Nepal, a cost-effectiveness analysis that considered the cost per prevented DALY, and thoughtful thoughts on a variety of topics. The analysis offers some forward-looking information about the expansion of the partnership in terms of cost-effectiveness and efficiency, as well as duplication, sustainability, and replicability.

Inspire2Care Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Programme

This documents gives details on the Inspire2care Projects, which aims to prevent avoidable impairments and bring about systemic change for families of children with disabilities. The World Health Organization serves as the primary inspiration for I2C's innovative Community-based Rehabilitation program for kids with disabilities.

Disaster, Disability,& Difference

This research-based report seeks to empirically assess the contemporary landscape of disability in Nepal, with a focus on the unique challenges faced by persons with disabilities (PwDs) in the wake of the earthquakes that devastated Nepal in April and May of 2015. This study helps to analyze the uneven impacts of the earthquake on socially disadvantaged groups and persons with disabilities.

School Education Sector Plan

This document is being prepared to maintain the improvement of equity, quality, and efficiency in the sector, to guarantee that programs and reforms are relevant, and to incorporate new strategies and programs to address the priorities and problems of the newly emerging setting.
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