Ukrainian Women's Fund is an international charitable organization founded in 2000.
The UWF provides civil society organizations (CSOs) in Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus with financial, information and consultation support.
The UWF is the member of Women's Funding network (WFN), International Gender Policy Network (IGPN) and Ukrainian Philanthropists Forum.
To promote human rights and fundamental freedoms of citizens by strengthening CSOs;
To attract more resources to support civil society by developing a culture of philanthropy in Ukraine;
To facilitate the consolidation of the women’s movement as an integral part of civil society in Ukraine, as well as in Moldova and Belarus;
To enhance public participation in decision making on different levels;
To increase public attention to issues of diversity and gender.
We strive to assist CSOs, specifically women’s CSOs, to play an active role in the processes of democratization of society and to contribute to the equality, justice and respect for human rights by supporting civil society development with financial opportunities.
Women’s Voice and Leadership Ukraine project is a five-year initiative that aims at increased enjoyment of human rights by women and girls, and the advancement of gender equality in Ukraine.
Regional Forum on “Advancing Human Rights and Gender Equality through Community Mobilization for Empowerment (CME) in Ukraine“ is taking place on 24-25 April 2018 in Sviatohirsk, Donetsk region. During the Forum women and men from 20 communities of Donetsk and Luhansk regions will share their experience of applying the Community Mobilization for Empowerment methodology, as well as results and lessons learned of its piloting by the local governments and women’s self-help groups in Eastern Ukraine.
The NGOs from Ukraine and Lithuania have presented a new European Union funded project that will cover 5 oblasts of Ukraine. The Project “Women as agents of change, peace building and conflict prevention at the grassroots level in Ukraine” will contribute to the development and effective implementation of regional action plans for the implementation of the National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 Women, Peace and Security through 2020.
The Ukrainian Women's Fund launches a new program in Moldova and announces a contest for the position of the Program Coordinator with the experience of work in non-profit organizations.