Representation and empowerment of persons with disabilities
Commit to follow the social model of disability to remove obstacles and cultural barriers and empower population of Down syndrome to exercise their rights. Model primarily developed in Britain by the Union of the Physically Impaired against Segregation (UPIAS) published in 1970. Develop abilities and skills to strengthen decision making, eliminate myths/misconceptions about the condition. Raise awareness about Down syndrome to start from the family going out to a community.

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  1. Eliminate misconceptions
  2. Raise awareness about Down syndrome
  3. Publish articles
  4. Stage street dramas    
  5. Lobby with Government bodies and stakeholders
  6. Formulate programs/ services to showcase inborn abilities/capabilities of people with DS.

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Down Syndrome Association of Nepal (DSAN)

We are a UK based international disabled people's organisation, comprising a membership of individuals and organisations from all over the world, committed to improving quality of life for pe

NGO - International