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The Disabled Fight for Their Right To Vote

PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) – Disabled Cambodians have the same right to vote as able-bodied individuals, but many of them are denied this basic right due to a lack of facilities and vaguely-worded laws, according to activists seeking more inclusive electoral participation.

Association of Myanmar Disabled Women Affairs and Gender Equality Network led the workshop that was held in Yangon.

According to latest census, people with disabilities makeup 4.6% of the population.

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Source: mitv NEWS
When: 11/6/2015

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