disability

Deaf Ukrainians ask the government to grant special status for sign language
News - 23 September 2015

Deaf Ukrainians ask the government to grant special status for sign language

The relevant law should be elaborated and passed to do that.

Banking services inaccessible to people with disabilities
News - 19 August 2015

Banking services inaccessible to people with disabilities

Establishing full guardianship for people with disabilities deprives them of access to justice and the right to independent life

Investigation into Maidan events is stonewalled – Experts
Articles - 05 July 2015

Investigation into Maidan events is stonewalled – Experts

The information about shutting down the Office of Special Investigations into Crimes Committed on EuroMaidan has set the whole public in turmoil

Courts to be Equipped with Information Terminals for People with Disabilities
News - 05 June 2015

Courts to be Equipped with Information Terminals for People with Disabilities

On June 5, the Council of Judges of Ukraine unanimously voted in favor of equipping the courts with informational self-service terminals

Alternative Reports at the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
News - 29 April 2015

Alternative Reports at the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Public organizations in support of people with disabilities have urged the Ukrainian government to introduce systemic changes and overcome the barriers that prevent such people from being fully included in society

Ukraine’s Disabled Condemned to Life in Institutions
News - 17 April 2015

Ukraine’s Disabled Condemned to Life in Institutions

An international rights group said in a report Thursday that growing numbers of disabled children in Ukraine are being condemned to life in orphanages and institutions blighted by neglect and abuse

Do YOU See Discrimination? It Sees You
Columns - 25 March 2015

Do YOU See Discrimination? It Sees You

A presentation of the educational campaign "Discrimination limits. Counteract!" took place on March 24th during the XII International Documentary Film Festival Docudays UA

Feminist March Took Place in Kyiv
Articles - 10 March 2015

Feminist March Took Place in Kyiv

Over 150 participants gathered to remind everyone that March 8th is not a day of female beauty and spring, but a political holiday

Residential Institutions must be Evacuated from the ATO
News - 10 February 2015

Residential Institutions must be Evacuated from the ATO

It is imperative to evacuate neuropsychiatric boarding houses and nursing homes from the areas bordering the ATO and to provide their residents with psychological support

A lawyer in a wheelchair has won the first case on the discrimination of disabled persons in Ukraine
Articles - 16 January 2015

A lawyer in a wheelchair has won the first case on the discrimination of disabled persons in Ukraine

Dmytro Zharyi, wheelchair bound, has won a case on discrimination of persons with disabilities against a pharmacy chain. The whole chain is stripped of its license