INTRODUCTION

"Preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence in Ukraine" Project is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and implemented by the Council of Europe (Read more)

Project news

Project closing event

The Project closing event took place in Kyiv on 12 July. In view of the end of the project in August 2016, it provided the opportunity to discuss the results achieved by the project and hand them over to the Ukrainian authorities. In the opening session, remarks were made by Serhii Ustimenko,...

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Media Briefing at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on the ratification of the Istanbul Convention, 16 June 2016

A joint media-briefing organised by the inter-faction deputies association (hereinafter referred to as the “IFDA”) “Euroatlantic Space for Ukraine” and “Equal Opportunities Caucus” in co-operation with the representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) took place in...

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Exchange of views between the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) and Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (VRU) Members of Parliaments

The package of amendments aimed at improving the Ukrainian legislative framework in the field of domestic violence and violence against women, including the draft law on the ratification of the Istanbul Convention, is expected to be discussed at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (VRU) in the third...

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Meeting of the Working group on inter-agency co-operation at local level

A meeting of the Working group on inter-agency co-operation for an integrated response to violence against women and domestic violence at local level took place on 18-19 April 2016. The aim of this meeting was to foster the discussion about the establishment of a multi-agency co-operation...

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Co-ordination meeting on the decentralisation of social services in Ukraine, 31 March 2016

Organised and facilitated by the Council of Europe Projects “Preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence in Ukraine” and “Decentralization and territorial consolidation in Ukraine”, the meeting aim was to ensure that the decentralisation process planned for Ukraine takes...

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Other News

Advocacy campaign "Step up"

The International Women's Rights Center "La Strada Ukraine" in co-operation with the "Equal Opportunities" Caucus and the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine presented the advocacy campaign "Step up" on 31 May 2016. The campaign is oriented to combating violence against women and aims at the...

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GREVIO to hold its first meeting

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) will hold its first meeting on 21-23 September 2015. On this occasion, it will adopt its own rules of procedure and elect its Bureau. The meeting will be held in camera at the Council of Europe...

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International Conference in Rome: Safe from fear, safe from violence celebrating the entry into force of the Istanbul Convention

Safe from fear, safe from violence celebrating the entry into force of the Istanbul Convention and calls for an International Conference that will be held in Rome, 19 September 2014. It is co-organised by the Council of Europe, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Chamber of Deputies of Italy....

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Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence enters into force

Council of Europe Secretary General press release Strasbourg, 01.08.2014 - Europe is taking a leading role to protect women’s rights around the world, as the Council of Europe’s Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence enters into force today. Known also...

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25 November: Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: Kharkiv Regional Conference

“Social Crisis Center”, a Kharkiv local NGO, launched the Ukrainian campaign “16 Days of Activism” on November 24th in a conference. The participants included the structural departments of the Oblast State Administration, local City Council representatives responsible for violence against women...

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NEW PUBLICATIONS

  • Towards the establishment of a multi-agency co-operation mechanism for an integrated response to violence against women and domestic violence, at regional and/or local level, in Ukraine

Ukrainian version

English version

  • Recommended minimum common data categories required for collecting comprehensive data on cases of violence against women and domestic violence: conclusions of the inter-agency working group on data collection

Ukrainian version

English version

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Project bulletin # 6

Project Bulletin "Prevention and combating violence against women and domestic violence in Ukraine"

Issue # 6 (January - April 2016) 

English version

GREVIO questionnaire

Questionnaire on legislative and other measures giving effect to the provisions of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention)

Adopted by GREVIO on 11 March 2016

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