The Prospects and Situation of Accessibility In Nepal : Collection of Articles

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NFDN has published this collection of articles on “Accessibility” with the support of architects/engineers, academicians (University professors), disaster actors, accessibility promoters and disability rights activists. This book has covered different aspects of accessibility and universal design. It has treated accessibility as crosscutting issues for various sectors i.e. sports, disaster risk management, transport system, tourism, employment and Water and Sanitation hygiene (WASH). It has also provided a good picture of the situation of accessibility in Nepal, barriers facing by persons with disabilities due to inaccessible environment, appropriate solutions considering the socio-economic context of Nepal, its potentials and challenges as well.

 

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Preliminary Pages of the Publication

Publisher's note Accessibility is a key prerequisite for the rights promotion of persons with disabilities. Accessibility enhances their general mobility,… Read more Preliminary Pages of the Publication


Inclusive Tourism in Nepal: Challenging the abled body/disabled body and accessible/inaccessible binaries

Abstract: The following research paper applies disability rights and inclusive design for accessible tourism in Nepal. The research is particularly… Read more Inclusive Tourism in Nepal: Challenging the abled body/disabled body and accessible/inaccessible binaries


Access to Transport Services for People with Disabilities in Kathmandu

This article analyzes the current scenario regarding access to transport services for person with disability (PWD) in Kathmandu Valley. It… Read more Access to Transport Services for People with Disabilities in Kathmandu


Accessibility in Sports: A step to Inclusiveness How Sports can Contribute to make Nepal More Disabled Friendly and Diverse

Abstract: Sport is the integral part of all human being disregarding their caste, ethnicity, age, sex, and physical status. It… Read more Accessibility in Sports: A step to Inclusiveness How Sports can Contribute to make Nepal More Disabled Friendly and Diverse


Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction in Nepal (Situation, gaps, challenges and way forward)

Abstract This article is about disability inclusive disaster risk reduction. It analyzes the current situation, explores gaps between policy and… Read more Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction in Nepal (Situation, gaps, challenges and way forward)


Accessible WASH: Perspective and Practices

ABSTRACT   This article is written to explore the perspective and practices in accessible WASH in Nepal. The analysis was done… Read more Accessible WASH: Perspective and Practices


Accessibility Audit: Challenges, learning, and good practices

Abstract: "Accessibility is a right." It is a basic right of any individual, irrespective of age, gender or disability, to… Read more Accessibility Audit: Challenges, learning, and good practices


Nepal’s Response to Earthquake 2015: Experience of Emergency Responders and Humanitarian Assistance Providers in Inclusive and Accessible Humanitarian Assistance Delivery

Abstract The earthquake that hit Nepal in 2015 received worldwide attention for the devastation it caused to lives and infrastructures.… Read more Nepal’s Response to Earthquake 2015: Experience of Emergency Responders and Humanitarian Assistance Providers in Inclusive and Accessible Humanitarian Assistance Delivery


The Disability Rights Promotion International – Asian Workplace Approach that Respects Equality: A focus on accessible workplaces in Nepal

Abstract This article outlines a model of employment for women and men with disabilities that encompasses a diverse yet particular… Read more The Disability Rights Promotion International – Asian Workplace Approach that Respects Equality: A focus on accessible workplaces in Nepal


The Prospects and Situation of Accessibility in Nepal: Collections of Articles

Accessibility is a key prerequisite for the rights promotion of persons with disabilities. Accessibility enhances their general mobility, active life,… Read more The Prospects and Situation of Accessibility in Nepal: Collections of Articles