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Promoting equal rights, opportunities

Daniel Lim

Over 50 individuals participated in an online forum held by non-profit organisation La Vida Brunei on Wednesday.

Panellists covered a range of topics from different perspectives, in support of equal rights and opportunities for all.

The event served to raise greater awareness on the importance of equal rights and opportunities for women, people with different abilities, and the underprivileged.

The talk also highlighted ways for communities to support the initiative.

Among the activities featured at the forum were talks from Brunei Council on Social Welfare (MKM) member Natasha Halim and Special Olympics Brunei Darussalam board member and Special Olympics Asia Pacific Family Input Council member Pengiran May Fazura binti Pengiran Haji Radin Hanafi.

Founder and Executive Director of Project Women and Girls Development, also known as Project Women Brunei Nur Judy binti Abdullah; and behaviour therapist, researcher and psychologist Francisca Lee working with children of different abilities, delivered talks from their respective fields.

Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari with attendees and panellists. PHOTO: LA VIDA BRUNEI
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