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Saturday, July 31, 2010

What Diah Has Shared: Facilitator for TOT on Disability and Gender - Handicap International

Handicap International is a non-profit making association, governed by the French law of 1st July 1901, founded on 19 July 1982 and recognized as being of public utility, based at "ERAC, 14 Avenue Berthelot, 69361 Lyon cedex 07 France. Handicap International has been present in Indonesia since January 2005, when it coordinated an emergency response to the needs of Aceh tsunami victims.
Currently, Handicap International is developing advocacy program on the rights of Persons with disabilities (PwDs) in Java and Eastern Indonesia .

An Overview of Disability Rights Project
This project seeks to empower grassroots Disabled Peoples’ Organizations (DPOs) with the knowledge, attitudes and practices to advocate for their rights at a local and national level, which targeted a wide audience from government officials, international agencies and semi-governmental entities, to civil society organizations that are not disability focused.
This project will also involve a national component on awareness raising and promotion of the UN CRPD and working with national level DPO Federations.
In accordance with this objective of the project and result from project mid term evaluation, Handicap International will provide capacity building activities which aim to develop DPO’s and the members’ capacity. The capacity building process will be based from assessment we had with DPOs, in line with general objectives of DR project.
One of emerging topic during our assessment with SAPDA foundation (Sentra Advokasi Perempuan, Difabel dan Anak-one of DPO in Yogyakarta ) is to develop capacity and skill of facilitators and counselors on specific issues (gender, domestic violence and health reproduction)
Currently SAPDA is working with and to survivor women from Yogyakarta earthquake and having some facilitators and local counselors in community level, nevertheless their capacity in providing and supporting counseling still needs to be improved as their confidence and self esteem in delivering facilitation to survivors.

Training objective
Increase 20 DPO’s members and fieldworker facilitation and counceling skills in specific topics: gender, domestic violence and health repoduction of persons with disability
Training of trainer for their staffs and facilitators and local counselors will answer the above needs.

Training Output
• Train participants on Gender Awareness issues particularly for PwDs Communities.
• Train participants on Domestic Violance Awareness issues especially for PwDs Communities.
• Train participants on Health Reproduction Awareness issues especially for PwDs Communities.
• Develop participants’ capacity as Facilitators and Counsellor with PwDs Communities.
• Identifying and defining advocacy actions for the respect of PwDs rights, especially with Gender, Violence and Health Reproduction

Training tools & sessions
1. Handicap International material
    The following training material will be put at disposition of the facilitator( s) and participants:
    • UN Convention on Discrimination against Women and the national legislation regarding Women’s rights (CEDAW)
    • Advo Kit – Handicap International (including the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities)
   • Disabilty Ettiquette
2. Topics of the Training
    The facilitator(s) will deliver these topics:
    • Rights of Person with Disability
    • Rights of Women
    • Gender and Disability
    • Domestic Violence
    • Health Reproduction
    • Facilitation and Counseling skills
    • Building relation and Communicating to Survivor
    • Specific needs of Women with Disability

Training methods and Approaches
Facilitators will use participative and andragogy education approaches to participants.

Time and location
Duration of the training maximum 5 days and will be in Yogyakarta (or near Yogyakarta), and planned conducted in 23-26 of August 2010.

The participants will be staffs, facilitators and councelors of SAPDA (Sentra Advokasi Perempuan, Difabel dan Anak). Total number of participants: 20 participants.

Facilitator( s)
Expected facilitator( s) with following capacity:
• Persons or institution that can provide professional training on specific topics as mentioned above to   persons with disabilities
• Persons or institution capable in providing professional training on Participatory Training of Trainers methods.
• Ability to adapt techniques, trainings and tools to the needs of PwDs

Regarding the specific issues concerning disability, Handicap International Project staff could give its support and accompany the trainer to design the training.

Person with Disabilities candidates are encouraged to apply.

Contact persons
Proposal /Quotation should be submitted before 6 August 2010 to Anton: hiindo_logast@

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