Developing leadership and increasing electoral participation of persons with disabilities in Nepal

in Partnership with:  IFES

The project with USAID/IFES “Developing leadership and increasing electoral participation of persons with disabilities in Nepal” was launched from April, 2013 in the mid and far-western regions (6 Districts: Banke, Bardiya, Dang, Kailai, Kanchanpur and Dadeldhura) of Nepal. The project focuses to capacitate and mobilize associations and groups of persons with disabilities, so they will be able to understand and exercise their civic, political and electoral rights. The project activities are implemented in 120 VDCs of 6 districts by the 6 DPOs. Beside this, at the national level, NFDN works in close coordination with ECN for developing disability friendly electoral procedure.