January 2019

Constituent Meeting of Equality for Security Project Grantees

January 29, 2019, grantees of the Equality for Security Project held a meeting in Kyiv.

NGOs representatives from Vinnytsya, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, Luhansk and Khmelnytskyi Oblasts learned about reporting requirements of the Ukrainian Women's Fund, agreed on communication within the project to ensure broad coverage of all projects that will be implemented in 5 oblasts. For a full list of supported projects, visit the official website of the Ukrainian Women's Fund https://www.uwf.org.ua/projects/equality4security?year=2018

The Equality for Security Project is implemented by the Ukrainian Women's Fund in partnership with the Women's Information-Consultative Centre (Ukraine) and Centre for Equity Advancement (Lithuania).

The project aims to increase women’s participation in peace-related and conflict prevention processes by supporting local authorities and civil society organizations in developing, implementing and monitoring regional and local action plans for implementation of the National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security until 2020.

See also

August 2019
After official posting of election results the UWF experts have summarized the final data about representation of MPs of the IX convocation broken down by gender, as well as women’s participation in the election process in general.
July 2019
The Ukrainian Women’s Fund in partnership with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) has been engaged in gender monitoring of the early parliamentary elections in Ukraine on July 21, 2019.
February 2019
About a thousand people have improved their business skills; 112 of them have received grant support in the form of equipment needed to start a business and have created 71 new jobs. Another 43 existing businesses have been granted free equipment that enabled them to create 207 new jobs.