Presented Christmas gifts to young sportswomen


Time of New Year’s gifts, surprises, realization of dreams came. How pleased to give joy to those who are proud of our country. Our young athletes – for Ukrainian champion in academic ditch Kateryna Kozhanova and a bronze prizewinner of the Ukrainian Judo Championship Polina Mikhayska – presented sporting clothes. Let it help girls in the new year to conquer the highest sports tops! Thanks to our college girls – the Olympic Games winner, Dina Miftakhutdinova, the director of the regional high school of sports and the head physician of the regional medical and sport center Lidiia Dukach – for the support of our initiatives

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Strong eyes for the craftsmen of the Dyvokrai


Creative people need good eyesight for miracles’ creation – paintings, embroidery, and ornaments. In order to the craftmasters’ work of the “Folk Art Center “Dyvokray” was easy and inspiring, the best specialists of DOKOL conducted a detailed ophthalmologic examination of each specialist, provided the necessary consultation and advice. We thank to our doctors and our member Svetlana Ustimenko for their help in this noble cause. Let’s make good together! You are real pros!

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Lviv region: exchange of experience and familiarity with local traditions


We continue to share experiences and learn best regions’ practices. We’ve something to tell our colleague and to learn from them. We spoke with the Head of the department of marketing and promotion of the Lviv Regional State Administration Marina Yakusheva and the Head of the department of culture Ilya Stefanko. There are many creative ideas for further cooperation. Emergency emotions left an acquaintance with historical monuments of Lviv region, local traditions, cultural life. Now all of this has to be well understood, in order to turn into reality new ideas for expanding the activities of WOMEN plus.

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Unite efforts for the support of women


Discussed the plan of joint actions to support internally displaced women with Program director of the CDF Canada Ingrid Fischer and the President of the All-Ukrainian Charitable Foundation Gorenie Denis Grechko. Key message: to help the creating micro-business projects for women in light industry. Valentina Zatyshnyak, Irina Hrytsay, Larisa Nalyvayko and Dmitry Pavlov told the guests about their activities and the problems that have to be overcome in the gender field. We hope that a joint project with Canadian colleagues will open up new opportunities for supporting women.

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Prevention and counteraction to domestic violence


We’ve discussed the situation in the field of prevention and counteraction to domestic violence. A great deal has been done during the year of the relevant law. We’ve something to be proud of, because we are involved in these positive changes. During the regional conference on combating gender-based violence, was presented the Regional Gender Portrait, in the preparation of which “WOMEN plus” took a direct part.

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