|Grant Number||RO_X 2009_295|
|Organization||“Pentru Voi” Foundation|
|Project Name||Stop discrimination against people with mental disabilities|
|Amount Awarded||USD 54,000.00|
|Grant Period||April 01, 2010 - January 31, 2011|
The project’s goal is to pro-actively contribute to improving the quality of life of adults with mental disabilities in
The objectives of the project are: To provide a thorough assessment at national level of the current situation of people with mental disabilities in Romania, who are under guardianship; To provide a thorough assessment at national level of the current situation of employment of people with mental disabilities in Romania; To advocate, through proper mechanisms, for the reform of the guardianship system in Romania; To raise awareness on art. 12 from the UN Convention on legal capacity; To advocate for the change of the Labor Code, for respecting the right to employment for people with mental disabilities.