In December 2018, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) created a video to celebrate political leadership of people with disabilities in Nepal. The video is part of a month-long Twitter campaign which commemorates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3. An English transcript of the video is available below.
The video can be viewed at this link.
Narrator: Sita Chaurdhary believes that existing infrastructure is a barrier to political leadership for persons with disabilities.
Narrator: Sarita Lamichhane feels that non-inclusive policies are the barrier to political leadership for persons with disabilities.
Narrator: Manisha Pokhrel would like to lead the change...
Manisha Pokhrel: I want to be a leader so that I can do something to change the existing stereotype.
Narrator: Yojana Karki further believes that persons with disabilities must themselves lead the change...
Yojana Karki: I want to be a leader so that I can improve persons with disabilities' access to employment opportunities, education, and in transportation.