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On July 20, 21 and 27, General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) in collaboration with local provincial of General Election Commission (KPU)s organized Election Management Body (EMB) Assessment Tool in Surabaya (East Java), Semarang (Central Java) and Palembang (South Sumatera) respectively. Each workshop discussed about understanding disability, accessible election and gathering inputs…

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On July 19, 22 and 28 AGENDA organized Media Training on Media Guidelines on Reporting Accessible Election in Surabaya, Semarang and Palembang respectively. Each training discussed topics on understanding disability, accessible election and its implementation in each province, media and disability as well as reporting accessible election. In Surabaya, 21 media representatives from…

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In February 2016, the General Election Network for Disability Access (AGENDA) published Disability Access and Inclusion in the Political Processes of Four Southeast Asian Countries. The report provides key insights from Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam, written by local disabled persons’ organizations (DPOs), on access and inclusion of persons with disabilities with…

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On 15 March 2016, the General Election Network on Disability Access (AGENDA) supported its Indonesian partner, the People's Voter Education Network (Jaringan Pendidikan Pemilih untuk Rakyat, JPPR), to conduct an evaluation workshop on the AGENDA Election Management Body (EMB) Assessment Tool for Accessible Elections. The EMB Assessment Tool is designed to guide election administrators…

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When Josephine de Vera, or Josie, was six months old, she got a high fever. Her parents took her to the hospital for medication, where the doctor told them she had polio. Josie and her family looked for better treatment, but due to financial difficulties and the distance to medical centers, they finally…

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