The democratization of the Transnistrian region through human rights protection

Sector: Social

Implemented by: Centre for Legal Initiatives, Tiraspol (Центр правовых инициатив) in partnership with the Lawyers for Human Rights from Chisinau and Tiraspol University’s Law Department

Duration: September 2012 – September 2013

Budget: 18,750 €

Short description:

  • 308 vulnerable people in rural areas of the Transnistrian region received consultations, 105 people, including 56 women, received full legal support on human rights-related issues;
  • 25 young lawyers, including 15 women, understand better ECHR-related jurisprudence and procedures; they were involved in human rights case studies and provided advice to 4 NGOs in the Transnistrian region;
  • Improved public understanding of their options in terms of access to justice as a result of an awareness raising campaign on human rights (800 leaflets, website with professional info, 20 legal articles, 5 social theatre performances);
  • The partnership established with a Tiraspol-based NGO, Apriori, continuing after the end of the project.