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the audience of successful, socially active women and men who support the idea of gender equality as an integral element of a democratic society and the key to sustainable development of the state.

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an opportunity to hear about the latest research, current trends in the development of gender policy in Ukraine and in the world. Join the discussion with top Ukrainian and foreign experts, community leaders, business and media.

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the establishment of gender policy in Ukraine. We can change a lot together. Now it’s time!

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Ukrainian Women’s Congress will bring together top successful women and men from politics, business, NGOs and media to unite them around the idea of gender equality in various sectors of Ukrainian society as a basic element of sustainable development of our country.

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top speakers

The government officials will attend discussion platforms as well as Ukrainian and foreign parliamentarians, representatives of international organizations, local self-government, Ukrainian and foreign experts.

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discussion platforms

Discussion platforms refer to women’s political and civic empowerment at different levels and expanding their economic opportunities, involving women in peacekeeping and security, combating gender-based violence, and overcoming gender stereotypes and enhancing gender education.

MISSION

Ukrainian Women’s Congress is an on-going public platform, which shapes the gender policy agenda for Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, government, private sector, civil society and media.

CONGRESS PROGRAM

On 10th of December according to the program following issues will be discussed:

How to implement the gender equality policy into all the reforms and to consider the international trends?

To discuss the obstacles and the opportunities for women in the courts and in law-enforcement.

New political agenda: institutional dimension of gender equality, combatting sexism and discrimination, increasing of women representation and participation in politics at all levels.

How to overcome gender stereotypes in education and in family as well as how to get additional opportunities for self-fulfillment? How the principles of gender equality implementation helps to harmonize family life? And which are the family values based on gender equality?

To discuss the ways, success, experience and challenges of gender mainstreaming in the process of planning, implementation and reporting on budget programs.

On 11th of December according to the program following issues will be discussed:

The platform involving Ambassadors, who support gender policy. Experience about initiatives and transformations in the societies resulted by the changes in gender equality policy. Why it is important to invest into the policy of equal rights and opportunities?

To discuss opportunities to involve women to economic and entrepreneurship. How to overcome the discrimination at the work place and to find the balance between work and family?

To discuss the steps Ukraine should undertake to create a secure environment and to protect men’ and women’s rights during their military service as well as to protect the civilian population.

To discuss the opportunities for men and women who choose to live stereotypes-free and why everyone wins from it, and what kind of advantages it brings to the society?

10th of December

On 10th of December according to the program following issues will be discussed:

How to implement the gender equality policy into all the reforms and to consider the international trends?

To discuss the obstacles and the opportunities for women in the courts and in law-enforcement.

New political agenda: institutional dimension of gender equality, combatting sexism and discrimination, increasing of women representation and participation in politics at all levels.

How to overcome gender stereotypes in education and in family as well as how to get additional opportunities for self-fulfillment? How the principles of gender equality implementation helps to harmonize family life? And which are the family values based on gender equality?

To discuss the ways, success, experience and challenges of gender mainstreaming in the process of planning, implementation and reporting on budget programs.

11th of December

On 11th of December according to the program following issues will be discussed:

The platform involving Ambassadors, who support gender policy. Experience about initiatives and transformations in the societies resulted by the changes in gender equality policy. Why it is important to invest into the policy of equal rights and opportunities?

To discuss opportunities to involve women to economic and entrepreneurship. How to overcome the discrimination at the work place and to find the balance between work and family?

To discuss the steps Ukraine should undertake to create a secure environment and to protect men’ and women’s rights during their military service as well as to protect the civilian population.

To discuss the opportunities for men and women who choose to live stereotypes-free and why everyone wins from it, and what kind of advantages it brings to the society?

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