FAQs

  1. What are the Human Rights and why they pay so much attention to their protection?

Human rights are given at birth. They ate inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination. These rights should not be taken away, except in specific situations. States assume obligations and duties under international law to respect, to protect and to fulfil human rights.

 

  1. Whom does the ISHR-MS help?

We currently provide assistance to prisoners, ex-prisoners, PLWHA and other vulnerable groups.

 

  1. With whom does ISHR-MS collaborate?

In our work we tightly collaborate with other NGOs, local and central authorities.

 

  1. In which cases can I address the ISHR-MS?

You may address us if your fundamental human rights are violated. We can provide help in finding a job or inform about opportunities to learn a new profession, assist in establishing and consolidating family relations, recovering official acts, composing applications, official letters, petitions and requests to organizations and institutions, obtaining social benefits and allowances.

 

  1. How can I receive assistance from the ISHR-MS?

You may contact us by phone, dialling the (+373-22) 43-33-27/45-03-80, write an e-mail ([email protected]) or leave a message in the Contact Us window, presenting your issue or discuss it with our social assistant directly at our office.

 

We offer personal consultations on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 am till 16 pm.

 

  1. How I can find the ISHR-MS’ office?

Office address:

20/2, D. Riscanu str. Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

 

You can reach our office with microbuses №107, 186, 184, 161, and trolleybus №7.

 

  1. How can I help?

Our beneficiaries are in constant need for essentials: clothes, shoes, hygiene packs, food, etc. Any financial contribution is always welcome. Donations of any size can be made through our banking accounts, web money or directly at our office. We are also open to collaboration with volunteers and interns. Please see “Get involved” page for detailed information and current announcements.

 

  1. What does PLWHA mean?

PLWHA are People Living With Hiv/Aids.

 

  1. What is the HIV/AIDS?

HIV – the Human Immunodeficiency Virus – is a virus that attacks the immune system, resulting in a chronic, progressive illness that leaves people vulnerable to opportunistic infections and cancers. When the body can no longer fight infection, the disease is known as AIDS, which stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. On average, it takes more than 10 years to progress from initial HIV infection to AIDS. (http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/aids-sida/info/index-eng.php)