With the aim of enhancing capacity to providing information about the international treaties, conventions and laws made by the government of Nepal for the rights of persons and women with disabilities, the Nepal Disabled Women Association (NDWA) organized a two-day training session for its members on November 23 and 24,2022 at Kathmandu. General members, chapter members and representatives from OPDs from 13 districts including Ilam and Morang from Province 1, Dolakha, Kavre, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Rasuwa and Dhading from Bagmati Province, Kaski and Gorkha from Gandaki, Kanchanpur from sudurpaschim Province, Surkhet and Dailekh from Karnali Province, 35 women with disabilities participated as representatives of organizations working for the different rights of women and persons with disabilities.
The association organized training to enhance the capacity of its members and social activists working on disability rights by giving information about the International Convention on the Rights of Persons and women with Disabilities UNCRPD signed by the Government of Nepal, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights UDHR and national laws and regulations related to disability rights. In training, the Disability Rights Act 2074, regulations, Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), preparation of periodic reports of the Convention and reporting process, Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the mandate of the Nepal Human Rights Commission.
The training was facilitated by Murari Kharel, Secretary of Human Rights Commission, Advocate Sabin Shrestha, Advocate Kapil Aryal, Tika Dahal, President of Nepal Disabled Women Association, General Secretary Meena Paudel.