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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Hanna Hopko
Hanna Hopko is a Ukrainian Member of Parliament and the head of the Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee.
Women and conflict Ukraine: photo exhibition
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Women and conflict Ukraine: photo exhibition
4 December 2014 –A photo exhibition "Women and conflict in Ukraine", organized  by the UN Office in Ukraine together with the Ministry of Social Policy and Ukrainian Women's Fund. More than 40 pictures have been selected to be exhibited depicting stories of Ukrainian women performing different...
Friday, February 21, 2014
Profile: Yulia Tymoshenko
A heroine of Ukraine's Orange Revolution, Yulia Tymoshenko has been released after spending three years in jail, in one of several dramatic events to have swept the country she once served as prime minister. The glamorous, fiery orator who helped lead Ukraine's revolt against a corrupt election in...
Friday, September 13, 2013
NDI World Affairs Briefing Q&A: Supporting Women's Leadership in Parliament
NDI staff participants: Jacqueline Corcoran (Bangladesh), Lindsay Robinson (Sierra Leone), Natalie Hill (Ukraine), Mark De La Iglesia (Governance). Moderated by Susan Markham, director of Women's Political Participation.  Description:  A capable and effective national legislature is a pillar of...
Monday, August 05, 2013
Women’s Participation in Politics and Decision-Making in Ukraine: Strategy Paper
Gender equality in political participation is a fundamental aspect of modern democratic governance. Under international standards, both men and women should have equal rights and opportunities to participate fully in all aspects and at all levels of political processes. In practice, however, it is ...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
NDI Ukraine survey on Women's political Participation
Public Perceptions of the 2012 Elections & Women’s Role in Politics and Government  Findings from a Survey of 1,210 adults over the age of 18 in Ukraine (We invoite our users to read the complete report here)
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
NDI Survey Shows Growing Ukrainian Interest in Increasing Women's Political Participation
Nearly half of Ukrainians think there are too few women in elected office, according to a survey released today by the National Democratic Institute (NDI). Ukrainians believe women politicians are better equipped than men to deal with many important policy issues, and they want political parties to...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Ukraine: Ukraine's Iron Lady a Woman of Mettle
After breaking once again with President Viktor Yushchenko - her former ally during Ukraine's Orange Revolution - Ms Tymoshenko, 47, is clearly maneuvering herself to take his job. To read the full article, please visit Asia Online's Website.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Ukraine: Lack of women in top government posts highlights deep problems in administration
Lilia Ostapenko writes about the role of women in modern Ukrainian society. "Traditionally, as part of her Soviet heritage, Ukrainian woman always carried a hammer and a sickle alongside her man, picked up a rifle during war time, and laid train rails and asphalt, if needed, being an equal...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Ukraine: women are underrepresented in politics
Ukrainian's women politicians occupy 8 percent of seats in Parliament (36 seats out of 450). According to Deputy Prime Minister Mykola Tomenko, changing the electoral system in country will lead to a reduction of female parliamentarians. The solution may be the optimization of  majority...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Ukraine: International Conference on “Current trends of development of national gender mechanisms in European countries”
The conference is jointly organized by the Government of Ukraine, Council of Europe, and UNDP, in the framework of the Ukranian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. For more information please visit: www.europeandcis.undp. org
Friday, January 22, 2010
Election: Ukraine
The President is elected by popular vote to serve a 5-year term. In the Supreme Council (Verkhovna Rada) 450 members are allocated on a proportional basis to parties with at least 4% of the total vote to serve 4-year terms.
Wednesday, March 07, 2007
Lobbying for Women's Political Rights: Strategies for Poland and Ukraine
This report describes a collaborative project between the Center for Russian, Central and East European Studies at Rutgers University; the Information Center on Women’s Organizations and Initiatives (OSKA) in Poland; and the Kharkiv Center for Women’s Studies (KCWS) in Ukraine. The project's goal...