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What is the issue?

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The teaching-learning needs are still to be adapted to the needs of BPS. Use of Braille text books is the main mode of teaching-learning where such text books are reached to the students very lately or even after the completion of particular academic year or students have to barely depend on old text books or need to share a set of text books among 2 or more class mates. The provisions of writing assistant while taking an examination is also an issue that is constantly posing barrier to the BPS students while taking examinations.

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What do we do?

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BYAN does awareness raising, advocacy, capacity building, organizing and networking to promote: accessible and appropriate education for blind and partially sighted; youth empowerment; health rights; employment; disability-centred disaster preparedness and rehabilitation; and to enhance the personal and social skills of BPS persons. We target children and adolescence youth to enhance their daily living, personal management and life skills, including orientation and mobility, washing and sanitation, dressing, self-hygiene etc.

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Announcement for consultant for development of Toolkit/training Manual

We are hiring consultant Introduction Blind Youth Association Nepal is seeking for a qualified consultant who can develop a disability-friendly comprehensive sexual and reproductive health rights toolkit/training manual for young people with disabilities. The consultant will be responsible to develop the toolkit on  SRHR with a specific focus on advocacy of SRH rights of the person with […]

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Disability Friendly Family planning Methods for persons with Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Just like all human being people with disabilities are sexual. People with disabilities and without disabilities have the same needs in terms of access to and information about Sexual and Reproductive health Rights. Myth, misconceptions, social taboos and discrimination deeply integrated prejudices towards the person with disabilities and Sexuality This video provides key information on […]

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Celebrating 8th Anniversary of BYAN

It is such an immense pleasure that Blind Youth Association Nepal(BYAN) is now completed its 8th year of establishment. As being a new organization of Blind and Partially sighted youth, we are more focusing in the areas like Inclusive Education, Employment Promotion, Policy Advocacy, Sexual and Reproductive health rights, Awareness raising and carrying rights based […]

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