Lobby and Advocacy

The subthemes of the Lobby and Advocacy include:

  • Systems Advocacy: – refers to initiatives or approaches or actions undertaken in the context of community or society for the purpose of influencing programs, actions or practices that benefit particular members of the society such as women and children
  • Policy Advocacy: – strategies, actions, tactics or initiatives toward changing and/or development of laws, policies or systems for social well-being; It is a strategy to affect policy change or action.
  • Citizen Advocacy: – partnerships with and supportive of people who, due to their vulnerabilities (as a result of disability, old age or mental health difficulties), are not able to exercise or defend their rights as citizens.