|Young People with Disabilities Sports Club Association: One Thing Changes, Everything Changes|
Grantee: Young People with Disabilities Sports Club Association
Applicant: Celal Karadogan
Purpose: To integrate women with disabilities into different branches of athletics and use this as a tool to encourage people with disabilities to participate in social life and change prejudices against disability in the society
Grant Amount: 34,550 TL
Partner: Social Rights and Research Association, Carrefour-SAPeriod: 1 April 2014 – 30 April 2015
There are limited number of athletes with disabilities in individual branches and %75 of registered athletes with disabilities are men. The common perception in society is to respond to the disability issue through charity. In order to change this perception role models should come forward in areas like sports. An awareness on rights of people with disabilities should be created.