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Apr 3, 2018 - Vientiane, Lao PDR

IWD Presenter Profile - DFAT Social Development Specialist

DFAT Social Development Specialist, Ms Mia Urbano presented Australia’s initiatives that promote gender equality and disability inclusion in innovative ways at the International Women’s Day 2018 workshop held by the Embassy.

Examples of good practices funded by Australian Aid include the Standing Up and Speaking Out (SUSO) project that aims to enable men and boys to become agents and activists for changing attitudes about violence against women. Laos Australia Institute’s (LAI) program is designed to support the human resource development and management needs in Lao PDR. Examples of LAI activities include: Leadership programs for senior women executives and managers in the public and private sectors, and job readiness programs for new women graduates from the Laos Australia National Scholarships. A program of English language training in 2017-2019 for the disability sector and people living with a disability will enhance skills for the workplace.

ທ່ານ ນາງ ເມຍ ເອີບາໂນ້ (Mia Urbano), ຊ່ຽວຊານດ້ານການພັດທະນາສັງຄົມຂອງ ອົດສະຕຣາລີ, ໄດ້ສະເຫນີແຜນການລິເລີ່ມຂອງ ອົດສະຕຣາລີ ສົ່ງເສີມຄວາມສະເຫມີພາບດ້ານບົດບາດຍິງ­ຊາຍ ແລະ ການມີສ່ວນຮ່ວມຂອງຄົນພິການ ດ້ວຍວິທີການໃຫມ່ໆ ໃນກອງປະຊຸມເພື່ອສະເຫຼີມສະຫຼອງວັນແມ່ຍິງສາກົນປີ 2018 ທີ່ຈັດຂຶ້ນໂດຍສະຖານທູດ.

 

ບາງຕົວຢ່າງຂອງຜົນການຈັດຕັ້ງປະບັດໂຄງການທີ່ໄດ້ຮັບທຶນຊ່ວຍເຫຼືອເພື່ອການພັດທະນາຈາກລັດທະບານອົດສະຕຣາລີ ລວມມີໂຄງການ Standing Up Speaking Out (ຫຼື SUSO) ເຊິ່ງມີຈຸດປະສົງເພື່ອສົ່ງເສີມໃຫ້ຜູ້ຊາຍ ແລະ ເດັກນ້ອຍຊາຍ ກາຍເປັນຕົວແທນ ໃນການປ່ຽນທັດສະນະຄະຕິກ່ຽວກັບການໃຊ້ຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງ. ສະຖາບັນລາວອົດສະຕຣາລີ (Laos-Australia Institution) ໄດ້ຖືກສ້າງຂຶ້ນເພື່ອສະຫນັບສະຫນູນຄວາມຕ້ອງການດ້ານການພັດທະນາຊັບພະຍາກອນມະນຸດ ແລະ ວຽກງານບໍລິຫານໃນ ສປປ ລາວ, ເຊັ່ນ ກິດຈະກຳຂອງ ສະຖາບັນປະກອບມີ: ໂຄງການສົ່ງເສີມຄວາມເປັນຜູ້ນຳໃຫ້ຜູ້ບໍລິຫານອາວຸໂສເພດຍິງຢູ່ໃນພາກລັດ ແລະ ເອກະຊົນ, ໂຄງການຝຶກອົບຮົມພາສາອັງກິດໃນປີ 2017-2019 ໃຫ້ກັບພາກສ່ວນທີ່ຮັບຜິດຊອບວຽກງານກ່ຽວກັບຄົນພິການ ແລະ ກຸ່ມຄົນພິການເອງ ເຊິ່ງຈະຊ່ວຍໃນການພັດທະນາທັກສະໃນບ່ອນເຮັດວຽກ.

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