Ukraine’s government approves special program to provide equal rights for men, women

Source : 112 Ukraine

It is expected that the program will decrease the gap between men's and women's remuneration for work
14:57, 11 April 2018

Facebook Volodymyr Groysman

The government of Ukraine approved the social program of the provision of the equal rights and possibilities for men and women until 2021 as reported.

The aim of the program is the improvement of the mechanism of the equal rights and possibilities provision for men and women in all public spheres and implementation of the European equality standards.

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It is expected that the program will extend the access of men and women to the goods and services through the consideration of the gender component in the laws and regulations, create the complex system of the response to the cases of the gender discrimination, decrease the gap between men's and women's work remuneration.

Moreover, the number of the women among MPs, lawmakers of the regional consuls and local consuls should increase.

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It is planned to provide the similar education programs, particularly in the labors and P.E.

The awareness-raising activities on the attraction of the men to the maternity leave are planned.

The oriented volume of the financing of the program is $8,682 per year.

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Also, the government of Ukraine announced the competition to fill the position of the governmental commissioner for gender policy.

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