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One-Day Disability Sensitization Program Conducted by Blind Youth Association Nepal

This post was published on: March 26, 2023

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On March 23rd, 2023, the Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN) organized a one-day disability sensitization program for members of the RHRN Coalition partner organizations. The program had 16 participants in total, all of whom attended with the aim of developing a common understanding of disability and disability inclusion.

The program covered various topics related to disability and disability inclusion, including concepts, definitions, and types of disabilities, disability-inclusive etiquettes, and dignified terminologies for addressing persons with disabilities. The participants also learned about the basics of disability inclusion, digital accessibility, and disability-inclusive Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE).

The program concluded with a discussion on the way forward for disability inclusion, including potential contributions BYAN could make to promote disability inclusion among the partner organizations.

The RHRN2 Nepal coalition comprises six partner organizations, including Yuwa, Blind Youth Association Nepal, Beyond Beijing Committee, Blue Diamond Society, CDS-Park, and Youth Alliance for Development (YARD).