NDWA, founded in 1998, is dedicated to the establishment of human rights of Women with Disabilities, eliminating gender and physical based discrimination, promoting justice and equality, and eventually mainstreaming Women with Disabilities into the social, economic and political development process. Taking this in mind NDWA has been working tirelessly to establish equitable, just and non- discriminatory society. It has been conducting different kinds of activities in local to center to empower their economic, social and political development.
In this context Nepal Disabled Women Association (NDWA) organized three days training on ‘Gender Based Violence and Access to Justice’ 18th-20th November, 2016. The main objective of this training were to develop the capacity of the WWDs for advocating the issues of Gender Based Violence and provide justice to the survivors, to make more capable to WWD for raising the issues of GBV, to make aware about the human rights and women rights in regards of GBV and to enhance the facilitation skill of the WWDs Campaigners. The districts boards and staffs were the participants of the program.
The training was divided in different sessions: introduction session, expectation collection, pre evaluation session, training execution, post evaluation and planning session. Ms. Nirmala Dhital, Chair Person of NDWA, Ms. Meena Paudel, General Secretary of NDWA and Ms. Laxmi Neupane were the Facilitators of the training. Ms. Meena Paudel welcomed to the participants and highlighted the objectives of the training and Chair Person Ms. Nirmala Dhital delivered the presidential speech in the beginning of the training. Ms. Dhital delivered the session on human rights and women rights, Ms. Neupane delivered the gender based violence and access to justice and Ms. Meen Paudel delivered the training sessions on sex and gender, gender role and documentation.
The capacity of the activists and campaigner enhanced for raising and advocating the issues of Gender Based Violence and provide justice to the survivors and made more aware about the human rights, women rights in regards of GBV and also enhanced the facilitation skill of the WWDs Campaigners.