24 August 2021

Edge Effect, DFAT

This learning event explored the barriers for people with diverse SOGIESC to accessing government and non-government social protection programs in response to COVID-19 and in normal times.  

Edge Effect worked with CSO partners Bandhu, Rainbow Pride Foundation, and CRM to undertake case studies in Bangladesh, Fiji, and Indonesia. The audience heard from these organisations on experiences during these COVID times.


  • Victor Madrigal-Borloz, UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • Emily Dwyer, Edge Effect
  • Anna Arifin, Edge Effect, and Edison Butar Butar (CRM)
  • Shale Ahmad, Bandhu Social Protection Society
  • Lavetanalagi Seru, Consultant

Moderator: Felicity O Brien, DFAT


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Registrants: 223


Attendees: 102


Youtube views: 89

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