A 2-day training for disabled activists was held in Likani


On May 7-8 in Likani, the organization "Changes for Equal Rights" conducted a 2-day training within the project "Civil Society Action for Promoting Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Georgia". The meeting was held by Tamar Kanashvili, the founder of the Trainers' Association. 8 activists took part in it.

During the training, participants received information about effective communication, discussed the stages of communication, talked about the importance of first impressions. Tamar Kanashvili informed the activists about the leadership and public speeches. At the meeting, the trainer discussed the psychotypes, worked on a leadership model. In addition, the founder of the Trainers' Association shared the necessary techniques for public speaking.

Within the framework of the project, the main function of the selected activists in Tbilisi, Adjara and Kakheti will be to assist the disability advocacy group in identifying facts of intersectional discrimination based on a disability mark. Activists will take an active part in planning and conducting awareness-raising seminars with various target groups. Their responsibilities will include: working with people with disabilities to strengthen their self-advocacy skills, informing the public about the support services available under the project, providing information advice to citizens and referring them to a lawyer if legal advice is needed, etc.

The project Civil Society Action for Promoting Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Georgia, aims to strengthen civil society to improve access to justice and eliminate discrimination for persons with disabilities through the development of legal services and effective advocacy.

The project is implemented by the organizations "Changes for Equal Rights" and "Coalition for Independent Living" with the support of the European Union.



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