Self-advocates from Cambodia: Accessing the Ballot Box

Updated: January 2016

In this 2015 video, which was produced by Inclusion International with support from the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) as part of the My Voice Matters! campaign, self-advocates from Cambodia who have intellectual disabilities speak up for their right to vote and participate in political processes, emphasizing that they are eager to be recognized as full citizens of society.   




(music plays)

Woman: My voice matters because I am a citizen.

Man: My voice matters because I know my rights.

Man 2: I wanted to vote to pick my lawmaker, but they wouldn’t let me.

Woman: I really want to vote. I want to be recognized as a citizen. Yes, I really want.

Man 3: Yes, I really want.


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