Introduction

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Disability Research Centre (DRC) is a joint initiative of Kathmandu University School of Arts and UNICEF Nepal. It focuses on disability research, training and teaching from the perspective of social, economic and institutional linkages.

Establishment of DRC

An agreement between Kathmandu University School of Arts and UNICEF Nepal has been signed on 18th February 2015. With this agreement a program called ‘Institutional Support to Enhance Research and Training Capacity on Disability’ has been implemented in Kathmandu University School of Arts. Under this agreement UNICEF Nepal agreed to support Kathmandu University financially and technically in the establishment of Disability Research Centre in School of Arts. The agreement is seen as a watershed in Nepal’s disability research. It introduces a new aspect to national and international effort in mainstreaming disability agenda in Nepal’s development process

Conference and Workshop

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DRC will organize a national conference on Disability every year. It will be a platform to share findings generated...

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Research

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DRC in partnership with other institutions provides support to faculty members and students of Kathmandu University...

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Data Coordination Center

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DRC will establish a data coordination centre within School of Arts which will function as a data management...

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Publications

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One of the main goal of DRC is to develop evidence base for understanding the nature, magnitude and ...

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