Feminism and Legal Literacy Training for young women with disabilities

Published on: February 15, 2024 
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Group photo with the participants.

Access Planet Organization, in support of the Legal Empowerment Fund (LEF),  organized three days of training on the topic “Feminism and Legal Literacy Training” for young girls and women with disabilities from 12th to 14th February at Sital Chautari Restaurant. The training was conducted to strengthen the capacity of young girls and women with disability on different topics like Leadership and its components, Gender, my roles and my realities, Feminism and its forms, Intersectional feminist practices, terminologies related to law and human rights including their concepts, importance of legal literacy, fundamental and legal mechanism, CRPD, SDG’s, CEDAW, national laws and laws related to person with disabilities, constitution and rights of persons with disability, and advocacy skills. Thus, girls and women with disabilities were trained and capacitated on different topics that enabled them to advocate for themselves and others in their communities.

The sessions conducted in this training are as follows:

  • Leadership, Characteristics, and its values
  • My Roles and My Realities
  • Feminism, its forms and intersectional feminist practices
  • Concept and terms of law and legal mechanism
  • Terminologies related to human rights
  • CRPD and its linkage with SDG’s
  • Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
  • Act related to Persons with Disabilities (ARPD)
  • Constitution and Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Engagement with the law
  • Effective communication skills


  1. 18 girls and women with disability developed their skills regarding feminism, gender, laws and policies most importantly their rights.
  2. Along with the empowerment of girls and women with disability, the grassroots movement of girls and women with disabilities was also strengthened.
  3. Organizationally, relationships with disability rights activists, human rights advocates, and government representatives have strengthened.

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