30 peer educators for persons with disabilities trainedSociety
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. Under the project ‘G9198-MON:
Combating domestic violence against children and women’ implemented by the
Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs and ADB with funding from the Japan Fund
for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific, ‘Peer educators and Support
Groups’ program for persons with disabilities’ consultant service has been
provided by World Vision Mongolia. The program is being tested for the first
time in Mongolia.
Noriko Saito Port, International Development Consultant personally participated the program and delivered the international best practices on peer counseling, a process that helps people with disabilities to prevent, protect, and report domestic violence through counseling each other. The consultant has experience in the implementation of policies and regulations on the rights of people with disabilities, and in increasing access and employment.
The trainers from five target areas of the project received ‘Trainer Certificate’ and began their next work of peer counseling to prevent and respond to domestic violence against persons with disabilities through the Support Group.
Source: World Vision Mongolia