Round-Table in Mykolayev, Ukraine

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Cara Galbraith (cara@winrock.kiev.ua)
Fri, 17 Apr 1998 10:31:36 +0300 (UKR)


    Ukrainian Women's NGO, "DANA" is providing a round-table and training
> > activity for representatives of law enforcement agencies, border control
> > officials and Women's NGOs on April 21, 1998.
> >
> > DANA began their activities in June of 1995. They focus on providing
> > humanitarian aid and aid to female victims of violence. DANA has been
> > active in educating the Mykolayev region about the issue of traffic in
> > women and has been distributing information to law enforcement agencies and
> > youth clubs to increase awareness about the issue.
> >
> > Issues to be discussed at the round-table on April 21st include:
> >
> > A view of the International Experience (Lessons learned- shared
> > experiences);
> >
> > NGO and Governmental cooperation on prevention of violence including
> > trafficking of women;
> >
> > The ecomonics of traffic in women;
> >
> > Human rights and the role of NGOs and the government in protecting them,
> > and;
> >
> > Advocacy to support the ratification in Ukraine of the UN Convention on
> > Prevention of Traffic in Humans.
> >
> >
> > In 1997, DANA received a seed-grant from the NIS-US Women's Consortium/Kyiv
> > office(a project supported by USAID) to facilitate a series of
> > seminars/round-tables on prevention of violence against women. Since their
> > work in this sphere, they have incorporated and developed an educational
> > training program on prevention of trafficking.
> >
> > DANA is hosting, with independent funding, this round-table on April 21,
> > 1998. If you are interested in participating or learning more about the
> > organization DANA, please contact them directly at the address below.
> >
> > Ukrainian Women's NGO "DANA"
> > root@dana.mk.ua
> > (0512) 335-108, 371-376
> >
> > Contact Person: Elena Kabashnaya
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >

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Cara Galbraith
West NIS Coordinator
NIS-US Women's Consortium, Kyiv
5/2 Zankovetskaya, Apt. 49
Kyiv, Ukraine 252001
Tel:(380 44) 229-6543
Tel/Fax: (380 44) 228-0685
e-mail: cara@winrock.kiev.ua or consort@winrock.kiev.ua


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