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Disability Policy Review

July 13, 2022

For a long time, disability in Nepal has primarily been a family concern and occasionally it has received some focus from public charity (in bigger urban centers like Kathmandu) and private philanthropy (in and around popular religious locations). Within a family also it is still a common practice to use the stigmatizing tag of "disfavor" with disabled conditions of family members and most of the families in Nepal still consider disability as a punishment for all the depravities and wickedness disable persons have committed in their past lives. Besides, the burden of disability is mostly put on the mothers of disabled child.

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