Aligning with this year’s theme of the International Women’s Day (IWD 2021) “Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World”, the General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA), IFES’ flagship regional disability rights program funded by the Australian government and the U.S. government, will organize a webinar on women leadership and participation to provide a platform for stakeholders including ASEAN governments, the private sector, parliament members, donor agencies, civil society organizations (CSOs) focusing on women’s rights, disabled people organizations (DPOs), women leaders, advocates and activists. The webinar will be organized on March 23, 2021 and seeks to enhance engagement amongst stakeholders and share challenges, best practices and lessons learned from their efforts in mitigating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women, reducing the gender gap and protecting women rights in their respective countries. The webinar is organized with the support from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) of the Australian Government.

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