Developing plans of action based on the gender audit results helps to increase gender competencies of the organisation members. It also helps to introduce new working methods to increase the organisation’s potential and improve the quality of CSO’s programme activities. The handbook “Gender audit for civil society organisations” includes a gender ...
Centre "Women's Perspective" announces the third Femintensive which will take place on 24-26 October 2019 in Carpathians. The event is sponsored by the Open Society Foundations and Sigrid Rausing Trust. Before the crash course we will host a separate (introductory) event - the Training on storytelling in communication and advocacy feminist campaigns in ...
Centre "Women’s perspectives" have prepared its 2018 Annual report for the activities in the fields of women’s rights, violence against women, feminism and gender equality. See the full report below (available in English).
Our organisation has conducted the analysis of case law regarding restraining orders. We looked into the cases in Lviv region during January-June 2019. See the full report attached below (available only in Ukrainian). About restraining orders A restraining order is a temporary measure that restricts the rights or imposes duties ...
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted first-ever international legal instrument to prevent and combat sexism. The Recommendation CM/Rec(2019)1 provides for the following definition of sexism: any act, gesture, visual representation, spoken or written words, practice or behaviour based upon the idea that a person or a ...
For the third time, the NGO “VIS” (Vinnytsia) organised a special Femen Camp for girls. Centre “Women’s Perspectives” once again supported the camp thanks to the funding from Sigrid Rausing Trust. This year the participants launched feminist photographic projects with the help of Roksolana Potsyurko. The groups of participants also prepared ...
Our grantee, the NGO “VIS” (Vinnytsia), have prepared a photo exhibition and a documentary on the life of homeless women. The situation of homeless women in Ukraine is hardly studied, it is unknown how many of them are on the street. A series of portraits and the documentary are an attempt ...
Our clients took part in a survey we conducted recently. Over 200 letters with questionnaires were sent out to women who used our services in 2017 and in the first half of 2018. The services in question involved the preparation of legal documents. These documents concerned divorce, child support, deprivation of ...
Here is our organisation's news digest featuring events in April-June 2019 (available in Ukrainian).
21 June 2019 - The Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019, and Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019 , were adopted by delegates on the final day of the Centenary International Labour Conference, in Geneva. The Convention recognizes that violence and harassment in the world of work “can constitute a human rights violation or ...