Took part in FORUM-ASIA‘s report on “Human Rights in Southeast Asia in Times of Pandemic”, AGENDA addresses the challenges faced by persons with disabilities in the region and recommendations on how ASEAN member states can use the ASEAN #EnablingMasterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to support the development of inclusive policies for #COVID19 response and recovery. Chapter VII of the report specifically discussed COVID-19 and Disability Rights.The report concludes with a series of recommendations to ASEAN and its Member States, civil society, and the private sector on ways of ensuring the adoption of human rights-based approaches in countering the pandemic. Among other things, the report recommends providing AICHR and ACWC with active human rights monitoring and protection powers and a voice in any regional plans for post COVID-19 recovery and ensuring meaningful participation of civil society in the process. Download the report:

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