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National Federation of the Disabled, Nepal

NFDN is continiously involved in various surveys, studies and reserches on various issues of disability. Please find all of the documents that are published by NFDN in partnership with various organizations.

अपाङ्गता भएका व्यक्तिहरूको रोजगारीको अधिकार अनुगमन, काठमाडौँ (समष्टिगत प्रतिवेदन)

Published on Jul 27, 2018

Cover Page of Holistic Report of Monitoring Employment Rights of PWDअपाङ्गता भएका व्यक्तिहरूको रोजगारीको अधिकार अनुगमन, काठमाडौँ (समष्टिगत) प्रतिवेदनले नेपालमा अपाङ्गता भएका व्यक्तिहरूको रोजगारीको अवस्थासम्बन्धी अनुगमन परियोजनाको नतिजा प्रस्तुत गर्छ, जुन नेपालको संवैधानिक, कानुनी तथा नीतिगत ढाँचाको सघन मूल्याङ्कन गर्ने दिशामा एउटा अग्रगामी पाइला हो । अध्ययनको निष्कर्षले अपाङ्गता भएका व्यक्तिहरूको दैनिक जीवन–भोगाइमा आधारित भई देशमा कानुन तथा नीति कसरी कार्यान्वयन भइरहेका छन् भन्नेबारे परीक्षण गरेको छ ।

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Monitoring the Employment Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Kathmandu, Nepal (Holistic Report)

Published on Jul 14, 2018

Cover Page of Holistic Report of Monitoring Employment Rights of PWDThis holistic report offers an in-depth analysis of the life circumstances for persons with disabilities, with a specific focus on employment. The analysis has been conducted in relation to fundamental human rights principles of dignity, autonomy, participation, inclusion and accessibility, non-discrimination and equality and respect for difference.

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Disaster, Disability and Difference: A Study of the Challenges Faced by Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in Post-Earthquake Nepal

Published on May 19, 2016

Cover image of the report showing a person who has lost his feet with his family around him

The report is prepared by Social Science Baha and published with assistance from the UNDP in Nepal and the National Federation of the Disabled Nepal - NFDN. This research-based report seeks to empirically assess the contemporary landscape of disability in Nepal, with a focus on the unique challenges faced by persons with disabilities (PwDs) in the wake of the earthquakes that devastated Nepal in April and May of 2015.

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Living conditions among people with disability in Nepal

Published on May 5, 2016

National Federation of Disabled, Nepal in partnership with Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare,  SINTEF, FFO Norway and Valley Research Group has published this report. This report is from the National study on living conditions among people with disabilities carried out in Nepal in 2014-2015.

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Post Election Survey among Voters with Disability

Published on Feb 9, 2014

NFDN in partnership with IFES conducted a survey among the voters with disabilities of far western Nepal after the second constitutional assembly. The study was conducted in the districts: Dang, Bake, Bardiya, Kailali, Kanchanpur. Dadheldura.

This study explored the voter expectations about the outcome of the overall conducted voter education, degree of voter interest as well as participation in the electoral process.

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Holistic Report of Disability Rights Monitoring

Published on Dec 5, 2013

National Federation of the Disabled, Nepal in partnership with Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) of York University, Canada conducted a country wide study on monitoring the rights of persons with disabilities.
This holistic report comprises of individual experiences of persons with disabilities on different issues, systemic monitoring of the laws and policies of disability rights in Nepal and the study of social attitude towards persons with disabilities. The study has brought forward various striking evidence on how the basic rights of persons with disabilities have been voilated.

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Budget Mapping 2011/12

Published on Aug 16, 2013

This document is published by NFDN in partnership with Plan Nepal. The document discusses the budget allocation for disability sector in Nepal by various government ministries and agencies. The study has three core areas-

  1. 1. Analysis of the national budget from disability perspective.
  2. 2. Exploration of the possible linkage among disability, development and the fiscal budget.
  3. 3. Identification of gaps and preparation of recommendations for an advocacy programme.

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