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Jalasa Sapkota
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Digital Accessibility: A Gateway to Inclusion for Individuals with Disabilities

March 3, 2024

In our increasingly interconnected world, where digital technology permeates every aspect of our daily lives, it's undeniable that it has revolutionized the way we function, making tasks easier and becoming an indispensable part of personal and professional growth. However, while many have embraced and benefited from this technological advancement, certain groups, particularly individuals with disabilities in developing countries like Nepal, continue to face significant barriers in accessing and utilizing these digital platforms. This creates a glaring disparity in opportunities for personal empowerment and socio-economic advancement.

To shed light on this critical issue and underscore the importance of digital literacy and the effectiveness of assistive technology applications for persons with disabilities, I will be turning to the insights gleaned from the digital sensitization training conducted by Prayatna Nepal. As an organization dedicated to empowering women with disabilities, their experiences and expertise provide insights into the challenges faced and the potential of bridging the digital divide. In this exploration, I focus on the intersection of technology, accessibility, and empowerment, aiming to advocate for inclusive digital ecosystems that leave no one behind.`

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