for the rights of PWDs project (Blue Nile Sate):
JASMAR in cooperation with British
Embassy carried-out the Advocacy for the Rights of PWDs Project
during January – March 2007 in Damazin town. The project targeted
(123) beneficiaries (59 of them were women) 76 PWDs (16 of them were
women) 18 mine/ERW victims and 29 UN, NGOs & government officials (6 of them
The main activities were
seminars, training workshops, conferences
The Bill of Rights as enshrined
in the Interim Constitution.
Gender sensitivity workshop.
The Awareness about the
Convention of the Rights of PWDs workshop.
Celebrating the opening of the
Convention about the Rights and Dignity of PWDs for Signature
(in the same day when the world celebrated in New York (30 Mar.
2007) to escort the occasion.
The project local partners were
Disabled People Organizations in Blue Nile, Paralegal Association
and Ministry of Social Welfare.