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Human Rights in Ukraine. Website of the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group
26.02.2007

The Money is not reaching children in need through officials’ mismanagement

Some of the hard-hitting criticism of attempts ineptly managed to provide decent conditions for orphans and children deprived of parental care issued by the Ukrainian Accounting Chamber | детальніше

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24.02.2007

Children’s homes must not be the only possible form of rehabilitation for children with disabilities

“All different – all equal” – this is the credo of the “Coalition to defend the rights of the disabled and people with learning difficulties”. Unfortunately this credo is seldom reflected in Ukrainian legislation, and many children with disabilities and their parents are left to deal with their problems alone | детальніше

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21.02.2007

Why are the state authorities in Pavlohrad planning to close down schools?

In Pavlohrad in the Dnipropetrovsk region, the Mayor has arbitrarily decided to close five (!) city schools, one of which has 48% Roma students. The nearest school is 6 kilometres away. | детальніше

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04.12.2006

Nearly half a million children work In Ukraine

More than 456 thousand children in Ukraine are working, mainly in the illegal sectors of the economy. This is firstly in begging, but also pornography and sexual exploitation. | детальніше

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03.11.2006

Are children’s vaccinations harmful?

The present system whereby parents may - or may not - find out about their child’s vaccination, and the school may - or may not - find out about reasons why a child shouldn’t receive a vaccination needs to be addressed | детальніше

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20.10.2006

Children in Kharkiv kindergartens learn about human rights

“Fox has taken Rabbit’s mirror from him, and Rabbit turns for help to the children. Rabbit is small, and sly Fox has taken away his rights”. Such tales with elements of knowledge about human rights form part of the program in the kindergarten | детальніше

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18.10.2006

Aware means prevented

Over the last two months, the program “Families without violence” has been carrying out awareness raising measures aimed at preventing violence against children in the family in various districts of the Kherson region. | детальніше

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16.09.2006

Lessons on social and legal protection of children to begin

In response to the disturbing incident in a Chernivtsi school involving bullying and worse, the Ministry of Justice is introducing new measures which can be welcomed – and monitored … | детальніше

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25.07.2006

Ukrainian spiritual leaders call on politicians not to incite inter-ethnic enmity

Representatives of Ukraine’s largest religious communities stress that the language issue must not be used to stir up tension and division within Ukraine | детальніше

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12.06.2006

Centre for the Social and Psychological Rehabilitation of Children opens in Kharkiv

One good iniitiative for the huge problem of children living on the streets and desperately in need of help | детальніше

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02.06.2006

The Rights of homeless children in Ukraine: Who’s protecting them?

In Ukraine today there are more than 200 000 children who are homeless, uncared for or who have been taken away from their parents | детальніше

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18.05.2006

It is 62 years today, 18 May, since the Crimean Tatars were forcibly deported from the Crimea to Siberia and Central Asia

A Day of Remembrance and Mourning for the victims of the deportation. | детальніше

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08.05.2006

Ukrainian anti-fascists protest outside the Russian Embassy in Kyiv

Activists from the organization “Freedom without borders” accuse the Russian authorities of taking no action in a situation of rising persecution and killing of non-Russians by neo-Nazi organizations | детальніше

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01.04.2006

ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS UZBEKS

An article from the newspaper “Sevodnya” discusses official claims regarding alleged grounds for deporting a group of Uzbek nationals in February, and highlights questions remaining unanswered. | детальніше

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28.04.2005

Rubber batons, handcuffs and dactyloscopy or “prophylactic” intimidation of Gypsies

Uzhgorod law-enforcers detained a group of Roma without any legal grounds and explanations | детальніше

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28.04.2005

Social-legal protection of family, children and youth: ways, form and methods of the solution at the regional level

Main problems and tasks in this sphere, illustrated with real examples and sad statistics. | детальніше

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22.12.2003

Tradition of indifference

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13.12.2002

Crimean Tatars want to have their national court.

The Medjlis of Crimean Tatars intends to discuss the question about the restoration of kadiyat, the national court, whose duty is to consider civil conflicts between Crimean Tatars. | детальніше

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13.12.2002

Lviv prosecutor’s office started a criminal case against the newspaper „Idealist“

The Lviv oblast prosecutor’s office began to investigate the criminal case concerning the anti-Semitic publications. | детальніше

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13.12.2001

Russification or idiocy?

The author witnessed some pressure of russification during the national census, in particular, the teller insistently asked whether I the respondent really knew Ukrainian. | детальніше

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