Feminism and Legal Literacy Training to Young Women With Disabilities_Gandaki Province

Published on: March 27, 2024 
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Group photo with participants and trainers.

Access Planet Organization organized three days of training on the topic “Feminism and Legal Literacy Training” for young girls and women with disabilities from 24th to 26th March 2024 in Pokhara in support of the Legal Empowerment Fund (LEF). 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:

  • Group Formation and Team Building
  • Leadership, Characteristics, and Its Values
  • Gender: My Roles and My Realities
  • Demystifying feminism and the forms of feminism
  • Intersectional feminist practice
  • Fundamentals of human rights and International human rights mechanisms
  • Effective communication skills
  • Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women
  • CRPD and its linkage with SDG’s
  • Act related to Persons with Disabilities (ARPD)
  • Laws and local mechanisms for preventing gender-based violence (GBV)
  • Advocacy Skills and Strategies


  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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