To reduce discrimination based on gender and disability, and raise community awareness and understanding on the CRPD and its linkages with local laws.
To strengthen the rights of persons with disabilities, reduce discrimination, and address the implementation of CRPD.
To build the capacity of persons with disabilities, especially women with disabilities, children with disabilities, and persons with psychosocial disabilities to combat violence, in accordance with CRPD Article 16.
To increase awareness about the CRPD among PWDs, including domestic violence and sexual harassment, gender discrimination, economic and political exclusion, and access to legal and health services.
To ensure adequate representation and active participation by persons with disabilities (PWDs) in 6 districts of Chhattisgarh in decision-making processes which affect their lives.
To enable disabled activists in Chhattisgarh to combat exclusion and enjoy their human rights and live with dignity.
To increase skills of youth to address the rights of PWDs by expanding this network of DPOs and other NGOs and ensuring a collaborative and inclusive effort to implement the CRPD.
To strengthen a network of DPOs to assess accessibility of health facilities and work with media to improve representation of persons with disabilities.
To introduce and monitor inclusive education programs in Cherkasy city schools and advocate for the adoption of the specific regional programs in the Cherkasy region.
To build DPO capacity in Chittagong through this network of 45 organizations, including facilitating DPO formation and registration, improving advocacy skills around access to built infrastructure, and ensuring development agency funding will be more accessible to DPOs.
To raise awareness of the hearing community in Mexico on deaf rights, especially access to information and Mexican Sign Language.
To develop understanding of and advocacy capacity on the CRPD amongst this alliance of ten DPOs operating in an underserved region of coastal Bangladesh.
To build the advocacy capacity of DPOs in coastal regions of Bangladesh and raise awareness on the rights of persons with disabilities in these regions.
Coastal DPO Alliance's work to build the capacity of Disabled Persons' Organization's in Bangladesh coastal areas in order to increase community awareness and government action on climate change and the increased vulnerability faced by persons with disabilities.
To build the capacity of Grantee members to advocate effectively to NGO and government stakeholders on the issues of climate change and disability rights in Anowara, Banshkhali and Pekua sub-districts of Chittagong Division so that local responses to climate change hazards are inclusive of person with disabilities and reflect the CRPD, especially Article 11 (Situations of Risk and Humanitarian Emergencies). The project will work at sub-district levels to prepare teams of coastal persons with disabilities to work with local authorities to develop action plans to address climate change hazards. Grantee will liaise and coordinate between government, NGOs and persons with disabilities at sub-district levels to put in place persons with disabilities-focused emergency plans, and create publications and a documentary for local-level government officials and communities, aimed at giving priority to the rights of persons with disabilities in regard to climate change hazards in this coastal area of Bangladesh.