«Gender Monitoring of Parliamentary Elections-2014» was conducted by Women’s Consortium of Ukraine and Women’s Democracy Network Ukraine Country Chapter as part of its project implemented under Ukraine National Initiatives to Enhance Reforms (UNITER) program, which іs funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by Pact Inc.
This report is published by the Equal Rights Trust in partnership with LGBT Human Rights Nash Mir Center (Nash Mir). The conceptual framework, structure and research methodology were developed by the Equal Rights Trust as part of its Country Report Series on addressing discrimination and inequality in different countries around the world.
This publication was prepared as part of the comprehensive review process that summarizes results, lessons learnt and successful practices of the EU-UNDP Equal Opportunities and Women’s Rights in Ukraine Programme: the largest gender equality initiative in the Commonwealth of Independent States and Eastern Europe in the last 20 years.
The project’s main goal is to support the Government and civil society efforts in promoting equality between men and women in all spheres of life and to improve the status of women in Ukraine as an instrument towards achieving sustainable human development, Ukrainian MDGs and building a democratic state in line with Ukrainian international, constitutional and legal commitments and within the framework of the corresponding Government action plans.