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Unique Children’s Centre “Raduga” under threat

This centre could be closed if efforts are not taken to stop the latest attempt to evict organizations which by virtue of their vital social role cannot compete with commercial outfits or unconvincing imitations of civic centres | детальніше

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Courts not children-friendly

A study carried out by the Civic Initiative Foundation in Kharkiv and Kharkiv regional courts has found little if any effort to accommodate for the needs of children and young people in court | детальніше

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Maximum integration of children with special needs in the Lviv region

The Lviv Regional Council, the Lviv City Council and the All-Ukrainian Foundation “Step by Step” have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on plans for inclusive education in pre-school and school institutions in Lviv and the Lviv region | детальніше

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«Dobrochyn» Centre protests suspended sentence for convicted paedophile

The civic organization, representing the victim and her family, as well as the Prosecutor, are appalled by the effective reduction of the charges and are calling for a stiff sentence | детальніше

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Children’s Ombudsperson vital

Back in 2002 the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child recommended that Ukraine establish the institution of Ombudsperson for Children or a special section on the rights of the chid which would react to complaints and appeals from children | детальніше

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Draft law on Ombudsperson for Children obstructed

The Committee on the Family and Youth Policy, Sport and Tourism is recommending that parliament reject the draft law since they believe that the Constitution does not envisage the possibility of creating such an institution | детальніше

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Call for Ukraine to create an institution to protect the rights of the child

The role of the Human Rights Ombudsperson does not envisage regular monitoring and assessment of the implementation of the Convention, and does not have mechanisms for responding to complaints regarding violations of children’s rights | детальніше

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Studying together

The first project for inclusive education has been launched in Ukraine. This will enable children with special needs to study together with other children | детальніше

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Parents to face stiffer penalties for offences against their children

Psychologists and the heads of juvenile corrective institutions say that it is most often lack of attention and care that leads to young people ending up behind bars | детальніше

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Inclusive education: a new chance for children with disabilities in the Lviv region

A new project has been launched in the Lviv region to enable children with disabilities to study in ordinary educational institutions. The project is supported by the Canadian International Development Agency | детальніше

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Supreme Court agrees with UHHRU lawyer on child maintenance

Your former husband is living from dividends yet paying 100 UAH (around 20 USD) in maintenance for his child. Not fair and Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union lawyer Oleksy Kinebas set out to change court practice on this. What is more, he succeeded | детальніше

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“Stop violence!” Campaign begins in Ukraine

The campaign will involve drawing up and implementing specific measures to prevent and fight violence in the family, raise awareness of the problem | детальніше

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Ukraine provides easy prey for paedophiles

Law enforcement agencies say that they identify cases involving sexual abuse of children and young people virtually everyday, however proving the crime and getting the perpetrators behind bars are difficult because of failings in legislation | детальніше

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They listened

The Prosecutor General has acknowledged infringements over the investigation into how 9-year-year Ivan Keivan was able to simply run after his ball onto the territory of a power transformer plant, which led to horrific burns and four years struggle by his family for a full investigation and assistance with medical costs | детальніше

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UNICEF to study child poverty in Ukraine

UNICEF is also prepared to help the Ukrainian Government in preparing its report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child but on condition that it will reflect the real problems which Ukrainian children face | детальніше

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Is it good there away from us?

Huge amounts have been written about the problems of Ukrainian migrant workers. It seems that all kinds of civic organizations both Ukrainian and international, UN bodies, etc, are concerned about this issue while the Ukrainian government and State bodies look on passively | детальніше

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Find somebody to blame – like the victim

The Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union is calling for a proper investigation into a terrible accident in which a child was electrocuted. Up till now local officials, aided by the Prosecutor, have done nothing to ensure that lessons are learned | детальніше

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Is the law violating children’s rights?

Orphans risk remaining permanently without care as the result of a new Resolution from the Cabinet of Ministers. | детальніше

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Removing language barriers for national minorities

Following appeals from national minorities, the Minister of Education has made the first moves to ensuring that university entrance exams are in the applicants’ language | детальніше

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More attention needed for children of labour migrants

Experts from the International Women’s Human Rights Centre “La Strada – Ukraine” and the Ministry of Education and Science believe that Ukraine needs an institution providing measures of temporary care for the children of Ukrainian nationals working abroad | детальніше

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