GTM understanding of Dignity
Dignity means an acknowledgement of Traveller identity, a feeling of pride in identity and who one is. It is about a strong sense of self-worth and about being treated with respect, fairness, and in an equal and non-judgmental manner.
GTM Strategic Objective - Dignity
Foster pride in - and understanding of - Traveller ethnic identity and will contribute to resilience and a sense of identity, roots, and place within the Traveller community.
When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him
GTM’s work is motivated and guided by the following five values: