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Friday, 06 March, 17:16, 2015

Human rights activists informed of ill-treatment in the Simferopol pre-trial detention center

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska applied to the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ms. Ella Pamfilova in connection with a situation which is in the Simferopol pre-trial detention center.

Friday, 06 March, 17:15, 2015

Ms. Aksana Filipishyna: "Women of Ukraine have a high educational and intellectual level, thus the high level of their consciousness and professional training"

The Representative of the Commissioner for observance of the rights of the child, non-discrimination and gender equality Ms. Aksana Filipishyna declared this thesis during a press conference on the occasion of the International Women's Day which was held in MediaHub today.

Friday, 06 March, 11:09, 2015

The Supreme special court of Ukraine: "For appropriate use of measures of prevention and counteraction of discrimination judges need to apply to the Commissioner"

The monitoring of judicial processes which is carried out by the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights in 2014 testified that, despite existence in judges of opportunity while considering cases of discrimination to apply for conclusions to the Commissioner as state body who is assigned by powers concerning control over observance of the principle of non-discrimination in all spheres of the public relations, judges had almost not used this right.

Thursday, 05 March, 11:16, 2015

Implementation of the international project concerning ensuring equality of ethnic minorities began

The practical phase of implementation of the project "The program of the Eastern Partnership of European center for minorities (ECM) is began by two-day seminar of the ECM: ethnic minorities and ethnopolitical problems: Belarus – Moldova – Ukraine".

Wednesday, 04 March, 17:13, 2015

The Supreme administrative court of Ukraine confirmed illegality of refusal of the Supreme specialized court of Ukraine in providing information concerning case with participation of the Ombudsman

The Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska received the application from citizen M. with the complaint to the Supreme specialized court of Ukraine for consideration of civil and criminal cases (SSCU) for violation of the right for access to public information.

Wednesday, 04 March, 11:11, 2015

Ms. Aksana Filipishyna: "The attitude to issues of gender equality, violence against women and their coverage in mass media demand special attention of journalists"

On March 4, 2015 the conference was held concerning coverage of issues of overcoming of violence against women and gender stereotypes in mass media organized with assistance of a joint program of the European Union and the Council of Europe "Strengthening of information society in Ukraine", and also projects of the Council of Europe "Introduction of the European standards in Ukrainian media environment" and "The prevention and fight against violence against women and domestic violence in Ukraine".