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Jalasha Sapkota
The interconnection of human rights and disability rights
As the world commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 10 Dec, the theme ‘Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All’ resonates more powerfully than ever. This occasion provides a moment to reflect on the progress made in upholding human rights globally and to emphasize the interconnectedness of human rights […]
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Jalasha Sapkota
NHRC's Retention of A status and Disability Rights Advancement
The recent decision of the Subcommittee of Accreditation (SCA) within the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) to retain the status of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has generated optimism among various advocacy groups in Nepal, particularly those championing women, LGBTQ+, indigenous, and disability rights. This article emphasizes the pivotal role of […]
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खाना बनाउन सिक्दै दृष्टिविहिन बिद्यार्थी(फोटो फिचर)
शहिदलखन गाउँपालिका–६ घैरुङकी लक्ष्मी श्रेष्ठलाई आफ्नै हातले मिठो खाना बनाएर परिबारलाई खुवाउने ठूलो रहर थियो । तर आँखाले साथ नदिँदा उनी रहर मनभित्रै खुम्च्याएर बस्न बाध्य थिइन् । सरस्वती मावि आलेको कक्षा १० मा पढ्ने श्रेष्ठलाई राम्ररी देख्न नसक्ने हुँदा उनलाई ग्याँस चुल्हो ह्वार्र बल्दा निकै डर लाग्थ्यो । धारिलो चक्कु छुन, समात्न पनि डर […]
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Jalasha Sapkota
Teej Festival: Exploring Essence of Inclusivity
Festivals are synonymous with rejuvenation, closeness, and togetherness. However, the true essence of these celebrations can often be compromised, rendering them less enjoyable for certain groups, particularly those with disabilities. The limitations and restrictions imposed on their participation in various activities can dilute the charm of these festivities. To illustrate this point, let's delve into […]
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Jalasha Sapkota
Empowering people with disabilities
In the pursuit of global gender equality and women’s empowerment, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and the Beijing Platform for Action stand as pivotal achievements As we delve deeper, however, a critical gap emerges: These frameworks, while commendable, fall short in addressing the distinct challenges faced by […]
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