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Capacity Building Workshop for Young Leaders with Impaired Vision PDF Print E-mail


As part of the empowerment and capacity building program targeting young leaders with impaired vision, supported by the Finish Federation of the Visually Impaired (FFVI), BASR’s team organized the second workshop on 25/05/2013 targeting 21 young leaders with impaired vision (16males and 5 females) from Nablus, Jenin, Ramallah, Bethlehem and Hebron districts.The workshop tackled such issues as definition and conceptof disability, its causes and prevention methods, disability models and approaches with special focus on the development and human rights approach, the language of disability and tools for community awareness raising towards disability.Those issues were raised through interactive discussions with the participants as well as practical exercises, which offered all participants the opportunity to actively and freely express their opinion. The participants’ evaluation of the workshop was very positive, as they gained new knowledge.