Advancing and monitoring the rights of the people with mental disabilities in neuro-psychiatric residential institutions

Stronger society
368 118.00 Euro
Keystone Human Services International Moldova Association
2016 - 2019
Ongoing
The project aims to break down the systematic segregation, discrimination, and disempowerment of people with mental disabilities from neuro-psychiatric institutions that keeps them so vulnerably on the margins of society and thereby excluded from community.
Overall objective: Empower persons in neuro-psychiatric residential institutions and local CSOs to defend and monitor the rights of persons with mental disabilities in Moldova.

 

Specific objectives:
  1. Promote greater awareness of the rights of people with mental disabilities through their empowerment as self-advocates;
  2. Capacity-building of CSOs to enhance and to monitor the CRPD implementation in neuro-psychiatric residential institutions.
  3. Combat discrimination of persons with mental disabilities living in neuro-psychiatric residential institutions and promote community for all.
Accomplishments:

 

-  Persons with mental disabilities from neuro-psychiatric residential institutions will know their rights and will be self-determined to advocate for them;
-  Persons from neuro-psychiatric institutions are taken as equal: community people and services providers are positive to them;
-  The Hotline services will be developed in order to provide assistance and support to persons with disabilities to defend their rights;
-  At least 25 cases of rights violation will be documented and strategically documented;
-  At least 25 local CSOs demonstrate capacities on monitoring the implementation of the CRPD in neuro-psychiatric institutions;
-  30 local CSOs will benefit of capacity building on project proposal writing;
-  Six grass roots CSOs will benefit of small grants and institutional capacities to implement its.
 

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Keystone Human services International Moldova Association (Keystone Moldova)
+ 373 22 92 94 11

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