Workshop Raising Awareness of the Need for Medical Care Services for the Deaf LGBTQIA+ during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 5, 2022

On June 5, the Dong Nai Deaf LGBTQI+ group, a  Hanoi Independent Living Center (HILC)coalition member, organized their first workshop raising awareness of the need for medical care services for the Deaf LGBTQIA+ during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Though Deaf LGBTQIA+ initially invited IFES-AGENDA representatives to attend the workshop and provide an…

Townhall Meeting on Access to Voting by Persons with Disabilities

June 4, 2022

On June 4, the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (BERSIH 2.0), an NCBM coalition member, organized a Townhall Meeting on Access to Voting by Persons with Disabilities. The event's objective was to engage with the community, obtain feedback on their concerns regarding voting and the next General Election and raise public awareness…

UCL FGD with Youth with Disabilities in Bangkok

May 29, 2022

On May 29, General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) partner in Thailand, Union for Civil Liberty (UCL), conducted a focus group discussion (FGD) with youth with disabilities to develop recommendations on their needs and expectations for the newly-elected Bangkok governor, who assumed office on May 22, 2022. The FGD resulted in 45…

“Bangkit OKU: The Power of the Youth with Disability in Elections” Symposium

May 28, 2022

On May 28, the Society for the Promotion of Human Rights Malaysia (PROHAM), one of the NCBM’s coalition members, organized the “Bangkit OKU: The Power of the Youth with Disability in Elections” Symposium. The objectives of this symposium were to encourage more young voters with disabilities to take part in elections, both national…

LENTE 11th Radio Program

May 28, 2022

On May 28, Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) organized their eleventh radio talk show. Through this episode, LENTE discussed lessons learned from the last election, specifically on assistance for persons with disabilities and access to information during election day. They invited a representative of the government, two CSOs, two organizations of persons…

Bandanh Chaktomok (Cambodia LGBT Network) Open P

May 28, 2022

On May 27, Bandanh Chaktomok (Cambodia LGBT Network), a member of the Cambodian Disabled People's Organization’s  (CDPO) coalition, organized an open public dialogue as part of the Gay Pride Day celebration in Cambodia. The goal of the event was to speak out against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia; raise awareness of HIV in men…

APINDO Podcast: Best Practices for Implementing Workplace

May 23, 2022

On May 23, the Indonesian Employer Association (APINDO), a member of the Association of Indonesian Disabled People (PPDI) led a coalition advocating for workers with disabilities in Indonesia, produced a podcast on best practices for implementing an inclusive workplace with three speakers from companies that employ persons with disabilities. The speakers were Anthony…

LENTE 9th and 10th Radio Talk show

May 21, 2022

On May 14 and 21, Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) organized its ninth and tenth radio talk shows. In the ninth episode, LENTE invited representatives of persons with disabilities to share their experiences during the elections held on May 9. LENTE invited representatives from different disabled communities such as the Philippine Blind…

CDPO-CSO Joint Advocacy Strategy Plan

May 11, 2022

On May 11, AGENDA partner Cambodian Disabled People's Organization (CDPO) organized a virtual joint advocacy strategy plan meeting with four civil society organizations (CSOs) as part of the CDPO-led intersectional coalition. The coalition's goal is to enhance access for marginalized groups with disabilities to free-of-charge healthcare services. As part of the coalition, the…