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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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10 Sessions on Comprehensive Sexuality education for persons with disabilities

In order to increase the uptake of CSE, SRH, and claim the rights, it is important that individuals with disabilities possess the know-how and develop the confidence to make an esteemed decision. To develop such, they should be provided with opportunities to learn and express their concerns. Right now we are enhancing the capacity of […]

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Consultation workshop for developing sign language on SRHR for Deaf

BYAN in collaboration with the National Association of the Sign Language Interpreters Nepal (NASLI) and the National Federation of the Deaf Nepal (NFDN), has been conducting a 4 days workshop on SRHR for the sign language interpreters of Nepal. We realized that there is the existence of a knowledge gap on SRHR among deaf and […]

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Blind Youth nominated for Zero Project 2021

We are delighted to share you that we have been nominated to Zero Project 2021. From an incredible 475 nominations, BYAN is one of the successful nominee among the 178 nominations for  Employment and ICT for people with disabilities. The final selection is underway. We are able to make it through with your support. We […]

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