KSI4RDI WEBINAR: Why is a GESI (Gender Equality and Social Inclusion) approach important in research?

The discussion was highly productive and raised important issues concerning inclusion. One attendee discussed how gender and disability can intersect to cause women with disabilities to be further marginalised than their male counterparts and how both gender-based data on disability and gender-based funding could help mitigate this.

KSIxChange Discussion #26: Urgency of support systems in the implementation of socio-economic policies for people with disabilities in the pandemic era of Covid-19

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On Thursday 30 July, KSIxChange hosted an online discussion on the topic: ‘Urgency of support systems in the implementation of socio-economic policies for people with disabilities in the pandemic era of Covid-19.’ The forum brought together leaders and advocates working in the disability sector in various regions of Indonesia as well as Tricia Malowney OAM, National Disability…

Mental Illness and Psychosocial Disabilities in Indonesia

Some people standing on stage of World Bipolar Day event

A quick glance at the state of Indonesia’s mental health care system indicates that there is much room for improvement. There are approximately 1,000 psychiatrists for over 270 million people. The number of clinical psychologists (around 2,000, mostly in private practice), community mental health nurses (around 7,000), and other mental health personnel is limited—clearly insufficient to meet the mental health needs of the country.

Disability Innovation Institute, UNSW – Doing Research Inclusively: Guidelines for Co-Producing Research with People with Disability

DIIU Doing Research Inclusively Guidlines

The Disability Innovation Institute (DIIU) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has launched new guidelines on co-producing research with people with disabilities. To download the Guidlines, click the link below. DOING RESEARCH INCLUSIVELY: Guidelines for Co-Producing Research with People with Disability The Guidelines set out key benefits, principles and strategies that underpin the…

Impact of coronavirus pandemic on people with disabilities is discussed at the Indonesia Project’s global webinar series, 24 June 2020

On Wednesday 24 June 2020, AIDRAN committee members participated in the global webinar series hosted by the Indonesia Project at the Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University (ANU). The webinar focused on Covid-19 and vulnerable people in Indonesia, including people living with disabilities. The webinar itself demonstrated a commitment to accessibility, providing…

Caption di Video untuk Tuli

Ilustrasi mengenai caption pada video.

Penggunaan video sebagai medium pembelajaran memiliki banyak peran dewasa ini. Dengan satu klik pada tautan tertentu, pelajar atau mahasiswa dapat mengakses video langsung dari mana pun mereka berada. Sayangnya, seringkali video yang digunakan tidak disertai dengan caption, baik closed maupun open caption. Kenyataan tersebut sama ironisnya dengan ketidaktaatan beberapa stasiun televisi yang tidak memenuhi ketentuan…