Disabled-friendly media guidelines implemented

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KATHMANDU — The ‘Disabled-Friendly Media Guidelines-2074’ has been implemented with the provision of disseminating news by respecting the dignity of the disabled persons.

The guideline issued by Press Council Nepal as per the clause 12 of Journalist Code of Conduct, 2073 has incorporated the terminologies including the proverbs that can be used and checked.

Association of Nepal Disabled Women organized an interaction program in regard to the guideline. On the occasion, the speakers stressed the need for monitoring for the implementation of the guideline.

Likewise, senior vice chair of Nepal National Disabled Federation Tika Dahal suggested that the media house and journalists should be sensitive in news dissemination.

Chair of Sancharika Samuha Nirmala Sharma, Nepal Press Council Joint Administrative Officer Dipak Khanal, and others expressed their opinions seeking support from the mass media and social sectors. RSS