WHAT IS ADVOCACY?
Merriam Webster Dictionary: The act or process of supporting a cause or proposal.
Advocacy is taking action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.
Advocacy in all its forms seeks to ensure that people, particularly those who are most vulnerable in society, are able to:
Advocacy is a process of supporting and enabling people to:
Advocates use facts and research data to influence public policy, laws and budgets. An advocate is someone who provides advocacy support when needed.