Yanina Sokolova: ‘My sons know for sure that their mother is independent financially, ideologically, and psychologically’

Yanina Sokolova: ‘My sons know for sure that their mother is independent financially, ideologically, and psychologically’

30 January 2020
In EU countries, gender equality is a core value. Women are supported in their rights linked to equal economic independence, equal pay, equality in decision-making, ending gender-based violence, and tackling gender stereotyping. In Ukraine, the EU supports projects focused on protecting women…
Ukrainian start-up develop interactive map for people with limited mobility

Ukrainian start-up develop interactive map for people with limited mobility

25 November 2019
Ukrainian IT specialist Anna Krys and her team have developed PROVIDNYK, an interactive map to help people with limited mobility to live fuller and more active lives. The innovation was recognised with an award from the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility.
Dariya Artsymyeyeva: how an EU programme connected a village teacher with schools around Europe

Dariya Artsymyeyeva: how an EU programme connected a village teacher with schools around Europe

08 March 2019
Dariya Artsymyeyeva has been working as an English teacher in Novopillya secondary school, near the Ukrainian city of Kryvyy Rih, for 12 years.
Olha Radinovych: I didn’t think we could increase production and enter European market

Olha Radinovych: I didn’t think we could increase production and enter European market

06 March 2019
Olha Radinovych founded a company with two other female friends 14 years ago, when each of them had only $100 in their pockets. At the time, their business idea seemed risky.
Tetiana Diuzheva: Escaping the war and building a new life with EU support

Tetiana Diuzheva: Escaping the war and building a new life with EU support

04 March 2019
In August 2014, Tetiana Diuzheva left her native Luhansk after her dog was shot.
Women who change Ukraine: Svitlana Bovkun, the founder of "Kyiv Maker Faire"

Women who change Ukraine: Svitlana Bovkun, the founder of "Kyiv Maker Faire"

01 March 2019
Svitlana and her husband got the idea for a fair for people who create things with their hands when they visited the USA.
Karyna Litvinova: promoting the idea of electronic democracy for every community in Ukraine

Karyna Litvinova: promoting the idea of electronic democracy for every community in Ukraine

26 February 2019
Karyna Litvinova is a fellow of the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowship Programme. She is a member of the E-Democracy Support Group the 'Reanimation Package of Reforms' and a co-author of an online course on digital social activism. Karyna is also the editor-in-chief of the…
Sustainable media: the key to independence

Sustainable media: the key to independence

27 April 2018
Every year on 3 May, the world marks Press Freedom Day. It’s a day on which we are reminded of the role of free media as a cornerstone of democracy, of the importance of media pluralism, of the significance of objective, quality, ethical journalism in informing citizens and defending their…
How to make dreams come true: stories of successful Ukrainian women

How to make dreams come true: stories of successful Ukrainian women

07 March 2018
Cooperation between Ukraine and the EU has opened many opportunities for active citizens. Training courses, projects, fellowships and other activities are helping Ukrainians – particularly women – to realise their dreams and ideas.
Assistance for the sake of truth: how the EU supports the independent mass media in the Eastern Partnership countries

Assistance for the sake of truth: how the EU supports the independent mass media in the Eastern Partnership countries

20 September 2017
A video published on the official Facebook account of the EU Delegation to Ukraine opens with words: "Three things you should know about Russia Today and Sputnik." The video explains that Russian state-run mass media "do not want to be impartial", and that they "create fake news". These facts are…