The Human Rights and Gender Equality training was held in Uzhhorod

On December 14-15, the Uzhhorod Central City Library held The Human Rights and Gender Equality training.

Expert support of this training was provided by the Ukraine-wide educational program “We Understanding Human Rights.” The event was held as part the programme “Responding to Human Rights Violations and Empowering Citizens and Human Rights Defenders in Ukraine” (Human Rights in Action program) of the US Agency for International Development (USAID). The programme is being implemented by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union.


Local partners and developers were the NGO Zakarpattia Сommunity, NGO Uzhhorod Сity Organization of the Women’s Union of Ukraine and Zakarpattia Youth Council – Separated Subdivision of National Youth Council of Ukraine.


Participants were lawyers, political scientists, psychologists, students, teachers, employees of the City Council of Uzhhorod, the National Police of Ukraine, representatives of the civil society and others. The goal of the training was to raise awareness about human rights, the foundations of gender equality and prevent gender violence.


The American people, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), have provided economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide for 50 years. In Ukraine, USAID’s assistance focuses on three areas: Health and Social Transition, Economic Growth and Democracy and Governance. USAID has provided 1.8 bln technical and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine since 1992.

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