“City without barriers”: a charity venture launched in Lutsk
The donations will help to develop barrier free buildings for children with limited mobility
Sometimes it is a pleasure to acknowledge ones own mistakes
Customer price inflation in 2005 will not exceed 11%.
World War II veterans may lose their hospitals
The events around the all-Ukrainian medical-social Center in the village of Tsybli of the Kyiv region may result in its liquidation
The mental health of Ukrainians is worsening
During the past ten years the state of mental health of Ukrainian citizens has noticeably deteriorated – this negative trend has been reported by Ukrainian psychiatrists
Observance of labor rights in Ukraine today and the role of criminal law in defending these rights
The right to employment, as well as other labour rights, is an inherent right like the right to life. The reality of our social-economic rights depends on the reality of this right. Changes in political, economic and social conditions have resulted in radical changes in our country, and violations of elementary rights connected with labour relations have become common.
How could one not love you, Kyiv, my city …, or how San Sanych turned orange
The building crane near the building “Arsenal-2” with its board promising that this will be the Ukrainian Louvre, the endless talk over what to build on the foundation of the Desyatynna Church , the suspension of the building works on No. 9 Parkova Avenue hardly testify to revolutionary changes in Kyiv.
In June the average monthly salary was 823 hryvnas
The nominal salary in June 2005, in comparison with June 2004, increased for 36.9% and was 823.10 hryvnas, which exceeded the amount of the subsistence wage for able-to-work person in Ukraine (453 hryvnas) for 81.7%, informed Vyacheslav Kirilenko, the Minister of labor and social politics.
Open letter to the Minister of Health
“We are writing to you on behalf of human rights organizations who very frequently deal with violations of patients rights. We can say openly that the current situation in this sphere violates the basic constitutional right of citizens of Ukraine – the right to life.”
Work of the program “Hippocrates” in the Rivne region
In connection with active discussion of patients rights in the recent numbers of the bulletin “Prava ludyny”, we want to propose to our readers brief information about the work of the program “Hippocrates” in the Rivne region. We also want to tell about our successes and failures and to present our propositions aimed at development of human rights protection movement in the Rivne region. Besides, we are inviting for cooperation and exchange of experience the organizations, which work for prevention of violations of the rights of patients and medical staff.
Ukraine: women are discriminated on the labor-market
Sexual discrimination in Ukraine deprives women of the opportunity to work, and the Ukrainian government does nothing for the improvement of the situation, reads the report of "Human Rights Watch".
New protest actions in Odessa
On 27 December the activists of opposition political parties and organizations again went into the Odessa streets. They protested against the recent increase of the tariffs for communal services.
What part of the medical services must be free?
Several months ago the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the resolution about the creation of the list of the guaranteed free medical services rendered in state and communal medical establishments. However, in the Poltava oblast the patients do not know until now which services are free and which must be paid.
Public organizations of Odessa protest against the abuse of social and economic rights
On 17 December 2002 several Odessa public organizations and parties picketed the session of the city council to prevent the adoption of the decisions concerning the increase of payments for communal services, fare in the route taxis and against the sale of the land plots at the seaside of Odessa to some officials for private building. In spite of the protests, the decision on rising the tariffs was approved. On 20 December Odessa dwellers are going to resume the protest actions.
Who will stop the „quiet hurricane“ in the Ternopil oblast forests?
The author tells about the catastrophe situation with the illegal felling of the forests in the Ternopil oblast and how the authorities on the both local and all-Ukrainian level conceal these criminal activities.
Claim demanding to stop the construction of the atomic station
The series of articles devoted to the construction of the additional atomic reactors at the Khmelnitska and Rivne atomic electric stations.
The conclusions of the public hearings on the problems of nuclear safety and atomic energy production