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What is the issue?

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According to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, there are 9548 BPS students undergoing study from grade 1-12 level. Among these, include 4,764 in grade 1-5, 2,987 in grade 6-8, 1,504 in grade 9-10 and 292 in grade 10-11 . The data shows that the number of BPS children significantly drop as they advance to the upper grades. According to EDRC, there are 365 Resource Classes running across the country for the education of blind, deaf and hard of hearing and children with intellectual disabilities of which 79 integrated schools related to BPS and 1 special school.

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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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Excited – parallel program ongoing on Saturday as well

Follow us today!!We are excited to announce the contineous program today and like to thank everyone and every chapter members who are making this possible 8 Days professional writing training to chapters – 7am-9 am – Kailali chapter/ Byan Valley Chapter Quiz competition for persons with disabilities regarding inclusion- 10am- 3 Pm- Byan Bara Women […]

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Youth with disabilities- opportunities in COVID 19 in CoSP CRPD

Joint us today and Lets hear what Mr. Ram Gaihre, General Secretary of our association have to say regarding situation of youth with disabilities in Side event 14th CoSP CRPD Do you want to discuss the current situation of youth with disabilities during and after the COVID-19 pandemic and to actively engage in the preparation […]

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Accessible Application to access information in SRHR for PWDS launched

hamiforSRHR¬†is a mobile application developed by Blind Youth Association Nepal and spread accessible information, news, notification on Disability and Sexual & Reproductive Health Rights to young persons with disability and without a disability.¬†This app is particularly for young and adult people with disabilities (PWDs) and their friends, parents, teachers but also can be used by […]

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