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COVID-19: Indonesian Mental Health Association (IMHA)

In Jakarta alone, Damayanti knows of some 2500 persons with psychosocial disabilities locked inside public and private facilities. She has no idea if or how many may be infected with the coronavirus. Social care administrators, particularly at private institutions, haven’t been forthcoming about what is actually happening behind closed doors. “There is no effort to … Read more…

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COVID-19: National Indigenous Disabled Women Association Nepal (NIDWAN Nepal)

Soaps, sanitizer, all these things were required and people did not even know what sanitizer means, what social distancing means, what does quarantine mean.” Gurung is the president of the National Indigenous Disabled Women Association Nepal (NIDWAN Nepal) and the general secretary of the Indigenous Persons with Disabilities Global Network (IPWDGN). NIDWAN Nepal recently worked … Read more…