Polio Plus – Movement Against Disability
Polio Plus – Movement Against Disability is a Macedonian cross disability multi-ethnic NGO that focuses strategically on achieving legislative and policy change through self-advocacy and awareness raising of disability rights established in the winter of 1999.
Contact:+389 22 44 05 44
+389 22 44 05 44
Street address:Bul. Avnoj 64/2
Postal address:Polio Plus – Movement Against Disability
The Mission of the organisation is to re-connect people with disabilities to the basic fundamental of freedom and equal opportunities, thereby enabling them to become active participants in society - as is their basic human right; to raise awareness of disability rights within the wider population and to galvanize them to work as one with people with disabilities in order to remove discrimination and marginalisation.
Core strategies: Legislative/Policy Change, Development consultancy and training of DPOs. Awareness Raising/Civic Education, Employment Through Education and skills
Field of Activity: Protecting and developing rights of people with disabilities
Global Activities: Legal analyses/law reform, Providing legal aid pro bono, Lobbying and advocacy skills, Awareness raising, Human rights education, Project management, Networking, Media monitoring, Publishing “Vulkan” magazine and books regarding the international norms and standards and national legislative (rights of disabled people).