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Kiran Chalise

Policy Paradox on Education in Nepal - Kiran Chalise

...The disability rates for males and females are 4.2 percent and 3.0 percent respectively. Of all persons with some kind of disability, 29.2 percent are physically disabled, 22.3 percent have visual related disability, 23.4 percent hearing related disability, 2.4 percent vision/hearing related disability, 8.6 percent speech related disability, 6.8 percent mentally retarded and 7.3 percent have multiple disability (Living Standard Survey, 2011). However, about two percent (1.93%) that is 513,321 in total populations) is reported to have some kind of disability. Among this, physical disability constitutes 36.3 percent of the population with disability followed by Blindness/low Vision (18.5%), Deaf/hard to hearing (15.4%), Speech problem (11.5%), Multiple Disability (7.5%), Mental Disability (6%), Intellectual Disability (2.9%) and Deaf-Blind (1.8%).

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Network AID seek the welfare and well-being of illiterate women/girls, young people, persons with disability and deprive children to have a healthy, safe, inclusive and corrupt-free society where they are recognized, respected and identity protected