Presentations of Valentina Bondarovska on 60th UN Session,
Political and Economic Empowerment of
Women in Ukraine. Psychohistory analysis and
new answers to challenges
President of NGO “Psychological Centre ROZRADA”
Valentyna Bondarovska, Ph.D.
Ukraine, the new independent country of the former Soviet
Union, is going through a complicated period of transition
to new values, new economic system, and new social-political
system. Many of the habitual ideas and conceptions of human
relations, of self-esteem, of the responsibility for
one-self, family, children are being destroyed or changing.
The relationships between people are changing
in their workplaces. The people’s attitudes to power, law,
property, and to themselves, death, gender equality, family,
and children are changing. All of these processes are
reflecting the deep economic, ecological (Chernobyl
disaster), social-political (Maidan, Dignity Revolution, war
conflict), and psychological crises of the society ...
context of the ‘Council of Europe Convention on
Prevention and Combatting Violence Against Women and
Domestic Violence’ ratification in Ukraine it is
necessary to achieve the all-European minimum standards
of help for the women-victims of violence;
develop the culture of women- leaders and civic support to the economic
and political empowerment of women in Ukraine.
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FACED BY VICTIMS OF
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN WHEN THEY SEEK
AND REHABILITATION IN UKRAINE”
RESULTS OF RESEARCH
study was conducted
“Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic
Violence in Ukraine” project of Council of Europe.
Researcher - Valentyna Bondarovska, Ph.D., NGO “ROZRADA”
Pilot regions: Lviv and Kirîvîgrad
regions that were defined by Ministry of Social politics of
Ukraine and Coordinator of Council of Europe Project
research was to identify obstacles faced by
women-victims of gender-based violence when they request
assistance from the state institutions responsible for
preventing domestic violence and other types of violence
against women in Ukraine. In the process of analysis such
obstacles it was necessary to study the differences between
obstacles that meet urban and rural
women in Ukraine.
The obstacles that met violence victims in
different state institutions, such as:
HELP TO INNER DISPLACED PERSONS IN UKRAINE. WOMEN AND
Valentina Bondarovska, Ph.D.
Psychological Centre NGO “ROZRADA”
Psychological Centre “ROZRADA”
provides such projects now:
Project “Complex psychological help IDP in
the places of their compact living in rural district: early
psychological intervention and developing of constant and
mobile centresod psychological help” supported by UN
Represwentation in Ukraine and Japan Government. Project is
implementing in Balaklia district of Harkiv region. 9000 IDP
are living there from Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
We are participating in the implementation
by Fund “Health right” of Project “Psychological
help to persons who was in captivity and survive after
tortures”. ROZRADA psychologists developed the method
“Psychological working with couple: “torture victim and
his/her partner”. It will be provided the first training
for psychologists and social workers at 15 March 2016.