A Chennai based organization which works for the benefit of people with disabilities, Vidya Sagar, is going to offer a certificate course in Human Rights with special focus on disability rights. The course duration would be off three months and would contain various international conventions, perspectives to various groups of people, national and international instruments and practices, personality development techniques, research methodologies, internship at various platforms and a final evaluation strategy for future endeavors.
On the World Human Rights Day, celebrated widely on December 10, the course is likely to get commenced. The entire course fee would be Rs. 7000 and the medium of instruction would be English so that it could reach to the diversified and multilingual students from all over the country. The students who are willing to take part in the certificate course could do so if they have already passed their 10th grade examinations and are above 18 years of age. The last date for submission of the application forms for the course scheduled to being from December has been set to November 22.
According to a statement released by Vidya Sagar, "The course aims at developing more persons with and without disabilities to be self-advocates, standing up for their rights and at the same time experiencing an inclusive platform to learn and network with their counterparts. This is one among our various measures towards increasing/ensuring disability equity and full human rights and fundamental freedoms of persons with disabilities."
Those candidates who are willing to apply for the course can receive application forms in person from ‘Vidya Sagar, No. 1, Ranjith Road, Kottupuram, Chennai 600085. To apply online candidates can e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com