Lobbying for Gender sensitive Implementation of the CRPD
This project is named “Disabled Women in Africa arise!” The first objective of this Capacity Development project for Women with Disabilities in Eastern and Southern Africa is to build up in a bottom-up process a strong organization of Disabled Women in Africa that is ready to lobby for their Human Rights. The second objective is to empower disabled women to lobby for a gender balanced implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). In addition it aims to make the general public and other national and international organizations aware of Disabled Women’s needs and demands. The project is funded by the German Protestant Churches Development Service (EED).