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Nepal Disabled Women Association

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Nepal Disabled Women Association (NDWA) is a non-government organization (NGO) established in 1998 adopting the values of the fundamental rights and responsibilities provided by the constitution of Nepal. It supports Women With Disabilities (WWDs) to pursue their human rights through advocacy and a right based approach (RBA).

Nepal Disabled Women Association – NGO

Aims to build women with disabilities’ capacity, especially from remote areas and disadvantaged communities, to empower them, to build their self-esteem and confidence and to enable them to live a dignified life.

Hostel for Disabled Women – Kathmandu, Nepal

Advocates for women with disabilities’ access to their basic rights such as education, health, employment / livelihoods, rehabilitation, social security and protection.

Raises the awareness of the rights and issues of the women with disabilities across all areas of society: WWDs themselves, their families and communities and government. It includes awareness of national and international policies and acts such as “Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women” (CEDAW), “United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities” (UN-CRPD).

Works WWDs with all type of disabilities: physical disability, visual disability, hearing disability, speech disability, deaf-blind disability, intellectual disability and multiple disabilities.