disability

Paralympic athletes remind: All our barriers are ‘in our head’
Articles - 19 May 2016

Paralympic athletes remind: All our barriers are ‘in our head’

It is important that we are perceived not as only those who ask. We live and live a full life, says Paralympics champion

Ukrainian activists with disabilities looking for easier way to Schengen area
News - 28 April 2016

Ukrainian activists with disabilities looking for easier way to Schengen area

Inaffordability of visa application and transportation costs is one of the essential visa barriers for people with disabilities in Ukraine

Pregnant woman ill-treated in Kharkiv remand prison – ECHR ruling
News - 30 March 2016

Pregnant woman ill-treated in Kharkiv remand prison – ECHR ruling

Ukrainian citizen Viktoriya Korneykova and her son Denis won a case against Ukraine over ill-treatment (Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights)

Human rights in jeopardy worldwide – Amnesty International
News - 24 February 2016

Human rights in jeopardy worldwide – Amnesty International

The human rights are currently in danger even in the developed countries with long-standing traditions

Ghost employees or Why do work record cards are employed instead of persons with disabilities?
Articles - 23 February 2016

Ghost employees or Why do work record cards are employed instead of persons with disabilities?

The experts from the State Employment Center often call employers and ask directly whether they need a disabled person

Lviv café employees, who kicked out a guy with cerebral palsy, involved in public works
News - 12 February 2016

Lviv café employees, who kicked out a guy with cerebral palsy, involved in public works

The restaurant also promised to develop a special training program for its employees on servicing the people with disabilities

Human rights activists urge not to ‘legitimize military dictatorships’ in Donbas
News - 08 February 2016

Human rights activists urge not to ‘legitimize military dictatorships’ in Donbas

The human rights activists insist that amnesty and elections in Donbas raise concerns under such conditions

19 out of 20 bedridden residents of Horlivka residential care facility already die – Ombudsperson
News - 29 January 2016

19 out of 20 bedridden residents of Horlivka residential care facility already die – Ombudsperson

Twenty bedridden residents of Horlivka residential care facility for people with disabilities were not evacuated and 19 of them already died

Ukrzaliznytsia to equip railway stations for people with disabilities
News - 25 January 2016

Ukrzaliznytsia to equip railway stations for people with disabilities

The parking lots and ticket offices with lower sills for people with disabilities are planned to be equipped at the railway stations

Fraud worth 50 hryvnias, protection of human rights worth a million
Columns - 05 January 2016

Fraud worth 50 hryvnias, protection of human rights worth a million

They wanted to earn a bit but they were scammed out of their money. They went to some office where they were offered to buy the list of vacancies and the addresses

Anastasia. ‘This story is about people from both sides of border who don’t need war’
Articles - 24 December 2015

Anastasia. ‘This story is about people from both sides of border who don’t need war’

When the first wave of mobilization started, they took every fourth father in our school. Some continue to fight and some will never return

European Commission: Ukraine ready for abolition of visas
News - 18 December 2015

European Commission: Ukraine ready for abolition of visas

Ukraine has fulfilled all the criteria identified in the four blocks of the second phase of the Action Plan on Visa Liberalization

Human Rights Declaration to be read in seven languages in Lviv
Announcements - 09 December 2015

Human Rights Declaration to be read in seven languages in Lviv

To remind the governments of all countries about their responsibility for upholding the human rights.

Parents of children with brittle bones urge Health Minister ‘not to break life’
News - 03 December 2015

Parents of children with brittle bones urge Health Minister ‘not to break life’

The children with a rare bone disease can break a bone following any careless movement - sneezing or even heaviness of a children's blanket.

Yulia Resenchuk. Fancy destroyer of stereotypes
Articles - 23 November 2015

Yulia Resenchuk. Fancy destroyer of stereotypes

Haven’t you made friends with her on Facebook yet? Haven’t you asked her for an autograph yet? Haven’t you recognized her in the street yet? You’re welcome to meet Yulia Resenchuk, a girl who makes a revolution in changing our attitude

Ex-riot police officers, accused of shooting Heavenly Hundred, left in custody till January 10
News - 13 November 2015

Ex-riot police officers, accused of shooting Heavenly Hundred, left in custody till January 10

The Sviatoshynsky District Court of Kyiv left Pavlo Abroskin and Serhiy Zinchenko in custody till January 10, 2016.

Psychiatric hospitals and psycho-neurological residential facilities: torture instead of help
Articles - 22 October 2015

Psychiatric hospitals and psycho-neurological residential facilities: torture instead of help

The residents of the psychiatric hospitals and psycho-neurological residential facilities in Chernihiv region live in inappropriate conditions.

Employee’s professional competence, not disability becomes criterion for business – experts
News - 08 October 2015

Employee’s professional competence, not disability becomes criterion for business – experts

It’s difficult but still possible to find a job, including well-paid, for a person with disability in Ukraine.