How to prevent domestic violence?

What to do if you have experienced violence? Contact the police on 102 or with a written statement to the office in your region. When you call 102, you can ask for a special mobile domestic violence police team (if available in your area/community) to come. Upon request, the group can issue an urgent restraining order - a document that prohibits the offender from staying at the place of residence and...

The results of the survey on the National Hotline for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking and Gender Discrimination regarding the identification of the risks of falling into a situation of human trafficking in conditions related to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic

During August - November 2020, the NGO "La Strada-Ukraine" conducted a survey to identify the risks of falling into a situation of human trafficking in the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic among subscribers of the National Hotline for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking and Gender Discrimination. The survey was aimed at identifying the risks of falling into a situation of human trafficking abroad, the second part - regarding the risks of falling into a situation of internal ...

Combating Human Trafficking: Challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic

We continue to inform about monitoring activities. In order to analyze the situation of a possible increase in vulnerability to falling into a situation of human trafficking and strengthening the response to challenges related to the emergence and spread of COVID-19 and the introduction of quarantine measures, in November 2020, the NGO "La Strada-Ukraine" conducted the monitoring "Combating Human Trafficking : challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic". Monitoring is aimed at studying: – the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on the quality of response...

Monitoring of shelters that provide assistance to persons affected by human trafficking

Monitoring, as a system of monitoring processes existing in society, is one of the most important processes in activity. The results of monitoring help in making decisions in order to timely overcome or reduce the identified undesirable trends. In October 2020, NGO "La Strada-Ukraine" carried out monitoring of shelters, including specialized shelters that provide assistance to persons affected by human trafficking. The monitoring was carried out in order to improve the efficiency...

Combating human trafficking: monitoring the situation and responding. Digest #4

The COVID-19 pandemic remains a relevant factor affecting the human trafficking situation and the response to it. Another wave of increasing morbidity, the need to strengthen quarantine restrictions, a decrease in the level of employment and a negative impact on the well-being of citizens and the economic condition of countries as a whole, efforts to adapt to new conditions are characteristic features of today. Assessment of such impact, particularly in the long term, identification of effective mechanisms and...

Prevention and countermeasures against manifestations of violence: activities of educational institutions

A safe and violence-free environment in educational institutions = quality education and personal development. On October 27-29, 2020, specialists of the NGO "La Strada-Ukraine" in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, the Departments of Education and Science of the Luhansk Regional State Administration and the Donetsk Regional State Administration, held an educational and methodological training for trainers "Prevention and countering manifestations of violence: activities of educational institutions" for 20 female teachers...

Changes to the text of the Manual "Prevention and Counteraction to Manifestations of Violence: Activities of Educational Institutions"

Хочемо проінформувати про до навчально-методичного посібника «Запобігання та протидія проявам насильства: діяльність закладів освіти. Навчально-методичний посібник./ Андрєєнкова В.Л, Байдик В.В, Войцях Т.В, Калашник О.А. та ін. – К.: ФОП Нічога С.О. – 2020. – 196 с.» У зв’язку із втратою чинності пункту 1 Постанови КМУ від 3 жовтня 2018 р. № 800 «Порядок взаємодії органів державної влади, органів місцевого самоврядування, …

Voices of Children and Young People Around the World

Child Helpline International has published a report on appeals to child helplines. The international organization covers 168 participating organizations from 139 countries of the world. Hotlines for helping children play a decisive role in their protection. They prevent violence and other types of harm that children and young people may experience. Ultimately, hotlines empower children to help themselves. This report describes contacts and referrals to children's helplines that Child...

Prevention and counteraction of gender-based, and in particular domestic, violence against Ukrainian women abroad: what next?

#SafeAnywhereILive #SAIL #ВсюдыВБезпеци In our past publications (https://la-strada.org.ua/novyny/zapobigannya-ta-protydiya-domashnomu-ta-genderno-zumovlenomu-nasylstvu-shhodo-ukrayinok-za-kordonom.html, https: //la-strada.org.ua/novyny/elementor-2367.html) we mentioned the story of Oleksandra, who suffered from domestic violence by her husband abroad. Not receiving the support she hoped for from the Ukrainian Embassy and losing custody of her children, the woman was forced to leave her youngest daughter in another country with an abusive father. In a few years, the woman won the case against Ukraine in the UN Committee...