- Hammurabi Human Rights Organization is completing the ninth training workshop on the promotion on the rights of people with disabilities.
- Mr. William Warda the project manager,shed light on the importance of people with disabilities learning about and obtaining the rights of their families.
- Deliberations and discussions on the importance of building a platform of knowledge on these rights.
On Monday, 10 July 2023, Hammurabi Human Rights Organization was scheduled to complete the ninth workshop of the inclusivity of the right devoted to define the rights of persons with disabilities and those required to extract these rights and address the challenges and obstacles to their realization.
The agenda of the workshop included a welcoming speech by the project manager, Mr. William, indicating briefly the importance of this training workshop within the objectives set for it in the context of the eight previous workshops, and the need for families of people with disabilities to know the rights of their families under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for the year 2006,as well as what was stated in the Iraqi constitution regarding the Law No. 38 of 2013.
Mrs. Pascale Warda in her lecture talk about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the basis that the Declaration with all its thirty articles aims to protect and defend human dignity according to the rights to life and the right to education and the enjoyment of services Educational, health, social, and economic rights, the right of mobility, and the rehabilitation of grievances at the stages of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights went through until its maturity and issuance in an international document in 1948. The lecture was followed by deliberations and dialogues between Mrs. Pascale and the participants.
In another part of the workshop program, further important details on the Convention of 2006 were reviewed, with four keys to the application regarding care, rehabilitation, integration and non-discrimination.
Speaking about the Iraqi constitution which included the rights of people with disabilities and vulnerable groups within its articles 22, 29, 30, 31, and 32. The workshop administration also gave an important space to highlight Law No. 38 of 2013, which makes all its clauses a roadmap for implementing the rights of people with disabilities and the importance of their families being aware of, absorbing and understanding the provisions of this law ,confronting government officials with its texts if they fail to fulfill the rights of people with disabilities. The agenda of the workshop included an opportunity for open discussion between the project manager and the participants. The project manager also allocate his personal phone number at the service of the participants, to help them obtain the rights of people with disabilities. After that, opinions were surveyed regarding The most important demand for the Iraqi government to implement. The number of participants in the workshop was 23 women and 7 men.
It is noteworthy that the project implemented by the Hammurabi Human Rights Organization in cooperation with the Caritas Organization and the John Paul II Foundation FGPII and funded by the Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development.