Activities of the Laos Association of the Blind

The Laos Association of the Blind (LAB) is a very new organization but their committees are getting more and more active. Their Advocacy Committee is new but seems very, very enthusiastic about their efforts to change the status of blind people. Their Women’s Committee has organized several women’s forums in the past, the latest being … Read more

Strategic plan development workshop for Mongolia National Federation of the Blind Women’s Committee

In March 2013, MNFB organized a workshop for the development of strategic plans for its Women’s Committee, which was attended by 5 council members and 10 other blind women who are active in the organizational operations. The workshop invited the leader of the Mongolian Women’s Foundation as facilitator, and was organized in various forms including … Read more

7th International Women’s Institute on Leadership & Disability

Thirty disabled women activists from around the world will be selected to participate in MIUSA’s 7th International Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD), a three-week exchange program to be held in Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A. Through a series of interactive workshops and site visits, delegates will focus on using the media, implementing policy and legislation, … Read more