Workshop on Electoral Process for Persons with Disabilities – 2010

Workshop on Electoral Process for Persons with Disabilities - 2010 In 2010, the Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP) organized a significant workshop focused on the electoral process for persons with disabilities in Pakistan. This one-day event, held in Islamabad, brought together Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) from across the country to discuss and enhance the participation of individuals with disabilities in the electoral process. Workshop Overview The workshop aimed to address the unique challenges faced by persons with disabilities in accessing and participating in electoral activities. By bringing together representatives from various DPOs, the workshop provided a platform for sharing experiences,…

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Regional Leadership Conference of Persons with Disabilities South Asia 2010
Regional Leadership Conference of Persons with Disabilities South Asia 2010

Regional Leadership Conference of Persons with Disabilities South Asia 2010

Regional Leadership Conference of Persons with Disabilities South Asia 2010 The Government of Pakistan has officially endorsed the creation of the South Asian Disability Forum (SADF). This forum aims to connect various Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) and NGOs across South Asia to address disability issues from a regional perspective. The decision to establish SADF was made at the conclusion of the Regional Leadership Conference for Persons with Disabilities. This conference was jointly organized by the Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education, British Council, STEP, Telenor Pakistan, and Sightsavers. Over 150 representatives with disabilities from both within the country and…

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Election Observation for Persons with Disabilities 2010

Election Observation for Persons with Disabilities 2010 In 2010, the Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP), in collaboration with the Election Commission of Pakistan and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), observed the Bye-Election in Islamabad. The primary objective was to evaluate the accessibility and challenges faced by persons with disabilities at various polling stations. Observation Overview During the Bye-Election, the STEP team visited multiple polling stations across Islamabad. Their goal was to identify and assess the barriers that persons with disabilities encounter when casting their votes. This initiative was part of STEP’s ongoing efforts to promote inclusive electoral processes…

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