The Disabled People’s Organization (DPO) organized a day-long Disability Equality training to 18 students, (5 male, 13 females from Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law at Paro on 16th September 2022. Meanwhile, 14 participants (4 male and 10 female) from JSW School of Law attended the same workshop on September 22. Persons with disabilities themselves facilitated training with the following objectives:
- To demonstrate the practical application of equal opportunities policies for PWDs in every platform particularly in law and justice.
- To recognize that PWDs may experience multiple oppression and that specific strategies need to be developed to challenge this form of discrimination.
- To equip participants with a practical understanding of the models of disability, enabling them to recognize discriminatory language and images which perpetuate the oppression of person with disability.
- To equip the participants with adequate knowledge to assist persons with various disabilities.