“More Awareness, less Discrimination’’

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The project is implmented by ″New Generation″ Humanitarin NGO in the scope of Non-discrimination and Equality Coalition with the financial support of the Open Society Foundations – Armenia.

The goal of the project is to increase the visibility of groups subject to discrimination and bring them to the front line.

The objectives of the project are

  1. To identify leaders from beneficiaries of the participant organizations of the project and strenghten their capacities.
  • 1-day workshop/training for 10 PWDs from Shirak, Tavushm Lori and Aragatsotn regions
  • 1-day workshop/training for 10 PWDs from Kotayq, Vayots Dzor, Armavir, Ararat, Gegharkunik, Syunik regions and Yerevan
  • 1-day workshop/training for 10 LGBTQI people
  • 1-day workshop/training for 10 representatives of religious minorities
  • 1-day workshop/training for 12 PLHIV
  • 1-day workshop/training foe 10 people with mental health problems
  1. To find out the level of prevelance of discrimination within the 55 CSOs from 10 regions of Armenia and Yerevan city.
  • To establish a working group consisting of 6 representatives of the 6 implementing partner organizations
  • To learn the best international practices of safe spaces
  • To develop and adopt safe space criteria for the Armenian CSOs.
  1. To establish strong connections among the CSOs, beneficiary groups, local and international state and non-state actors/decision makers.
  • To conduct a 3-day training for 22 CSOs on the topics of Human Rights, Discrimination and tools for documentation of human rights violation and discrimination cases and action plan development to make the workplaces more inclusive.
  • To conduct annual meeting/discussion ″Discrimination: existing problems and means for fight – 1 year later″ with Representatives of the Ministry of Justice of Armenia, Ombudsman’s office, diplomatic and international organizations functioning in Armenia and CSOs, individuals and journalists

Target groups

  1. People with disabilities
  2. LGBTQI people
  3. Representatives of religious minorities
  4. People living with HIV
  5. People with mental health peoblems

 

Duration

  • 2016-2017