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Monday, October 5 • 11:00pm - Tuesday, October 6 •12:00am
Virtual Booth Talks 1 - Towards disability-inclusive social protection systems in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

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The Virtual Booths were a space for member organisations and socialprotection.org’s Online Communities to showcase dedicated results of their work (for example, a product or service they are offering) related to social protection responses to COVID-19 and beyond.

This session was an opportunity for the audience to engage in informal discussions with the experts behind the work showcased in this booth.

Speakers
avatar for Abner Manlapaz

Abner Manlapaz

Co-Founder, Centre for Inclusive Policy
Abner Manlapaz is the co-founder the Life Haven Center for Independent Living which advocates for the rights of persons with disabilities through numerous campaign and programs poverty reduction, accessibility and social protection. He has been promoting development of community support... Read More →
avatar for Meenakshi Balasubramanian

Meenakshi Balasubramanian

Co-Founder, Equals-Centre for Promotion of Social Justice in Chennai India
Meenakshi Balasubramanian is a long time disablity rights activist who contributed to numerous campaigns to improve laws and policies at states and Union level. She has been carrying out analysis of Union ad States budget from a disability perspective every year since 2012 and... Read More →

Virtual Expo
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Towards disability-inclusive social protection systems in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

Persons with disabilities, which comprise 15% of the world’s population, are more likely to be poor, face catastrophic health expenditures, and have lower levels of education and economic participation. Barriers to employment and disability-related costs contribute greatly to t... Read More →


Monday October 5, 2020 11:00pm - Tuesday October 6, 2020 12:00am GMT-03
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