ToT on reducing Gender Based violence against Women with Disabilities to Women with Disabilities Leaders and Stakeholders.

Vice President giving speech at ToT for reducing gender based violence

The “Inclusive Partnership Against Violence” project is a joint venture between the Nepal Disabled Women’s Association and Green Tara Nepal with the support of UN Trust Fund. Nepal Disabled Women Association had conducted 5 days Training of Trainer (ToT) on capacity building training on gender based violence to women with disabilities, service providers and local level representatives. The training was conducted at Kathmandu focusing on Bagmati province, where the participants from 11 local units had participated. The objective of the training was to create knowledge about gender based violence to the disability right activists along with local representatives and establish a network among disability right organizations and local government.

The training was conducted from 6th Ashoj to 10th Ashoj 2078 at Hotel Pension Vasana, Bagbazar where 24 participants had participated, all of them were women. The participants were from 11 local units of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and Kavre districts. Participants were the members of disability coordination committee and members of justice committee. Basically the training had focused on details of gender based violence, existing scenario of gender based violence among women/girls with disabilities, legal services and disability friendly legal mechanism. Facilitators were the chairperson, general secretary of NDWA and legal advisor Mr. Mukunda Hari Dahal had also supported in the training in legal aspect. It is the consortium project between NDWA and Green Tara Nepal. So the executive director along with research officer of Green Tara Nepal had also facilitated the training.


The training was successfully carried out to provide the information about legal aspect of gender based violence and disability friendly justice mechanism. Trainees had committed to orient the community people about disability friendly gender based services to their respective local level.