We Vote

a href=”http://hadmaldives.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/dsc074961.jpg”>We vote /Start voting! is a public awareness campaign aimed at voter education, mobilization and the encouragement of community discourse, as well as public forum regarding the voting rights of the people. An important component will also be the encouragement and education of first-time voters to participate in the 2009 local government election because this is the first time people between 18 and 21 can participate in deciding their leaders in first ever local government election. The project activities include Media campaign (radio/TV/website/products/leaflets), Training of Trainers on Voter Education, Question & Answer sessions in schools and NGOs, Public forums (in over a dozen municipalities, moderated by distinguished hosts), Voter registration assistance for public.
The overall goal is to inform and encourage voters to take a more active part in political life and democratic processes, which is also in line with one of HADs objective – to increase human right awareness among citizen.

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