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Cross movement dialogue program with women human right defenders

Cross movement dialogue program with women human right defenders

Published on: February 12, 2023

Although  person with disabilities work in collaboration with various movements, they are not very well-informed about the issue of disability, which is also proven by the neglect of accessibility in the programs they conduct, realizing the fact Prayatna Nepal has conducted  cross movement dialogue program with women human right defenders  of  Rupandehi district. This dialogue was organized with the aim of informing women human rights defenders on the issue of disability and making the movement a good  example of accessibility and inclusion.

This program was formally   opening by Ms. Sabitra Ghimire  joint secretary of women human right defender. In the opening of the program, she expressed that there was not much discussion on the issue of disability in this network, even though  women with disabilities leaders also  work together with  the women human rights defenders.   But this kind of program is going to be held for the first time. During the introduction, most of the  participants expressed that they have some kind of connection with  person with disabilities.

After  that, session was moved on  concept   definition, and types of disabilities. Which was  facilitate by  Ms. Sarita Lamichhane  chair person of Prayatna Nepal.   When asked about the prior understanding of disability in that  session, it was found that most of the participants were not very clear about the types and definitions of disability.

In the middle of her presentation, she tried to clarify with the help of the short video. Along with this, she did inclusion assessment  of participant’s organization through  travelling together game.  Through guiding question  Prayatna Nepal team got  to know majority of the organization did not  consider  disability inclusion on their plan policy and program.

After her presentation, the next presenter was Ms. Sabitra Ghimire joint  secretary of women human right defenders.  The topic of presentation was 'Inclusion Status of  women With Disabilities and needful Action of  women  human right Movement in Nepal. She highlighted on the  data of  women with disabilities.  She focused on the situation of  women with disabilities access to education, employment and health, meaningful participation, equal access to services and facilities.  She also shared the way forward for the inclusion of  women with disabilities. In closing session participants share  interesting movement of the program. Majority of the participants  like inclusion assessment  of their own organization.

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