inclusion

PARTNERING WITH YOUTHS WITH DISABILITIES: MANY WAYS, MANY OPTIONS

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There are many ways to work and support the process of self empowerment of youths living with disabilities: from internship to exposure visits, there are plenty of way to work and partner with them

A STANDING OVATION FOR MAJOR PAWAN

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Major Pawan Ghimire successfully ensured the participation of Nepal to the Blind Cricket World Cup recently held in India where the national team managed to beat two important countries like South Africa and New Zealand. All this was possible thanks to a strong ability by Pawan to partner with key institutions, including private sector companies.

The Wounded Heros: Inclusive Tourism opportunities in Nepal

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A great example of partnerships to promote inclusive form of tourism with a great potential for the entire tourism industry of the country. The article was first published for The Himalayan Times' Perspectives supplement

The Nepali Army Wheelchair basketball team should be at INVICTUS 2017, the games for the “unconquered"

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The Invictus Games are a special event, conceived by Prince Harry, to celebrate through sports, the gestures of soldiers injured during combats. The games were recently held in Orlando, Florida. Why not thinking of having the Army wheelchair basketball team attending the next edition in Toronto next year?

CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER APPOINTS Paralympian AS SENATOR

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The Canadian senate, whose members are not elected, is a strange thing and it is full of controversy and in waiting for drastic reform. Yet this does not prevent Prime Minister to make the right appointments. Justin Trudeau yesterday appointed, among others, Chantal Peticlerc who has won over 20 medals in wheelchair racing. She also responsible for Team Canada at 2016 Paralympic games in Rio.

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Nothing about us without us and you

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While I strongly believe on all inclusive coalitions to fight all kind of discrimination, necessary to achieve the big game changer in the society, a gender segregated run on the occasion of International women day made me rethink about different ways of being inclusive.

A PARALYMPIC CHAMPION AND LAWYER IN NEW TRUDEAU GOVERNMENT: SHE WILL BE IN CHARGE OF SPORTS AND DISABILITY

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Carla Qualtrough won three bronze medals in swimming at the 1988 and 1992 Paralympic Games. She is a lawyer, vice-chair of B.C.'s workers' compensation appeal tribunal, former legal counsel for both the B.C. and Canadian human rights commissions. She is visually impaired from birth

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Business as Unusual: the case for a corporate sector engagement with disabilities

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Disability is on the side lines, it is neglected and not given the due importance. Yet corporate sector could take advantage and make the best of the skills and resources of persons living with disabilities. It takes time, call it a journey but it is worthy and most importantly it is doable

23rd International Disability Day, Rally, Kathmandu 2014

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It was a great fun, huge turn out, really incredible. It started very slow... because I and the ENGAGE Team were waiting in the wrong place in Basathapur but instead the rally started from Bhrikuti Mandap. We made up for the loss time and joined the Carnival

I wish more people, abled body persons would be there this morning but it does not matter. we were there and it was good

 

For more information on the day, please log on http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?id=1620

Turning Community managed schools in the Air Asia of education

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Comparing public and private schools is a bit like comparing Air Asia with Singapore Airlines. There is no match in terms of quality. Yet fully fledged airlines are losing ground as more passengers fly no frills. The same could happen with community schools if they are really empowered and if we consider private schools more like social enterprises.