Workshop on Capacity Development of Women Networks to enhance the Participation and Inclusion of Women with Disabilities.
Disabled Persons’ Association of Bhutan, Ability Bhutan Society and Draktsho with the support from United Nations Development Programme organized two-day workshop from 12th – 13th November, 2020 at Hotel Osel, Thimphu. The objective of workshop is for networking among CSOs working towards empowerment of women and girls. The main focus of workshop is on the experiences sharing on challenges and barriers faced by women with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities. The participants identified the domains in which women with disabilities are most excluded from political socio economic points of view and discussed on how CSOs working with women can collectively work towards inclusion of persons with disabilities in identified domains. The participants were invited from GNHC, NCWC, RENEW, BNEW, Bhutan Stroke Foundation, Phensem Parent Support Group and Film Association of Bhutan.