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Hanna Hopko Ukrainian Member of Parliament
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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
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...
Friday, February 21, 2014
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...
Friday, September 13, 2013
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...
Monday, August 05, 2013
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...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
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
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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
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...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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....
Friday, January 22, 2010
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
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...