Presidential Election Access Observation Report

Afghan Landmine Survivors Organization (ALSO) observed the Parliamentary Election in 2018 and the Presidential Election in 2019. The objective of the observation was to assess the participation, barriers and opportunities for persons with disability inclusion in the election process. Afghanistan_Presidential Election Report

By | February 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Press Conference on sharing the observation report on access, challenges and participation of persons with disabilities in 2019 Presidential Election

Persons with disability is the biggest group in the world. WHO report indicates that 15 % of the world’s population has a disability. Between 110 (2.2%) and 190 million (3.8%) persons with disabilities at age 15 or older have “significant difficulties in functioning. 80 % of them live in low income countries”. In Afghanistan, NDSA [...]

By | December 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fourth Review Conference of the Mine Ban Treaty in Oslo

The Executive Director of ALSO Mr. Hussain Ahmadi attended the Fourth Review Conference of the Mine Ban Treaty in Oslo. The Conference adopted the new Oslo Action Plan, which will guide the work of the 164 States that have joined this Nobel treaty in the next five years. ALSO is happy to see victim assistance [...]

By | December 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The VA/Disability Coordination bi-monthly meeting was conducted on 5th Feb 2019 at DMAC. Representatives of 20 VA/Disability

organizations (government, UN and national and international NGOs) attended the meeting in which the following agenda points were discussed: - Update on Mine Action Programme & Victim assistance - Update on state ministry for Martyrs and Disability Affairs - Forming of National Disability Database - Round table discussion At the end of the meeting, the [...]

By | February 12th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy the Tenth Anniversary of ALSO!

July 2017 marks the tenth anniversary of ALSO. I would like to take this opportunity to thank ALSO team for the past 10 year’s great efforts and organization loyalty towards achievement of ALSO's goal. We know that the growth and success of our organization is largely dependent on having a strong and capable team. We [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Disability Inclusion in Primary and Higher Education Workshop in Kandahar province

Afghans Landmine Survivors’ Organization (ALSO), conducted one day workshop on 5 July 2017 on “disability inclusion” for 22 staff of Directorate of Ministry of Primary and Higher Education in Kandahar with the financial support of Counterpart International. The objective of the workshop was to build the capacity of educational staff of ministries to promote inclusive [...]

By | July 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Disability Inclusion in Primary and Higher Education Workshop in Kandahar

Afghans Landmine Survivors’ Organization (ALSO), conducted one day workshop on 5 July 2017 on “disability inclusion” for 22 staff of Directorate of Ministry of Primary and Higher Education in Kandahar with the financial support of Counterpart International. The objective of the workshop was to build the capacity of educational staff of ministries to promote inclusive [...]

By | July 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Disability Inclusion in Primary and Higher Education Workshop in Nangarhar province

Afghans Landmine Survivors’ Organization (ALSO), conducted one day workshop on 17 May 2017 on “disability inclusion” for 20 staff of Directorate of Ministry of Primary and Higher Education in Nangarhar province with the financial support of Counterpart International. The objective of the workshop was to build the capacity of educational staff of ministries to promote [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Advocacy Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (ACPD) Meeting

On Monday 24 April 2017 ALSO had honor to host the Advocacy Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (ACPD) In ALSO conference room. It was a comprehensive meeting for ACPD members. We have jointly finalized the ACPD 3 years 2017-2020 strategic action plan also the ACPD 2017 action plan have been finalized by ACPD members. Meanwhile some challenges [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Advocacy on Access of Persons with Disabilities to education

It was a roundtable at 24 TV at Payam Aftab with participation of ALSO representative and Director of Community Center for the Disabled in Kabul. The objective  of the roundtable was to discuss about the access of persons with disabilities to education  and encourage the Ministries of Education to pay serious attention to need of [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments