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Annual Report 2016

03.04.17 | KHISR

Today KhISR has 18 years of experience, more than 50 completed projects, about 30 studies, organized more than 60 workshops and training sessions and about 40 own publications. The Institute has 12 employees, including 2 Full Doctors and 4 PhDs; interviewers network all over Ukraine (about 125 people). The organization hosts more than 30 interns each year.

English

Social Protection in the Town of Chuhuiv: The Results of a Sociological Survey

27.02.17

Analysis of the existing social protection system on the community level is particularly important in the wake of decentralization effort and the reform of social services underway in Ukraine. This publication presents an overview of problems in regulatory framework, a review of statistical data as well as the findings of the sociological survey of the social services sector in the town of Chuhuiv, Kharkiv Region.
The report may prove helpful for social staff, sociologists, public activists and all other interested parties.

 

HUMAN RIGHTS

Condition and problems of child protection measures while crossing checkpoints in anti-terrorist operation zone in the Eastern Ukraine

23.02.17 | KHISR

Our latest report on child protection problems while crossing check - points in ATO zone in the Eastern Ukraine.

HUMAN RIGHTS

Protecting the right on access to medical care for internally displaced persons in Dnipropetrovsk and Kharkiv Regions

29.04.15 | KHiSR
Last months due to aggression of Russia, Ukraine is almost every day meeting new challenges and problems which are remained without respond or reaction is extremely slow because of lack of experience and scales of the problem. Since March 2014 regions of the East of Ukraine started actively to accept IDPS form temporary occupied territory of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. According to data of State Service for Emergency Situations of Ukraine, on March 31, 2015 the number of internally displaced persons made 810 000, among them in Dnipropetrovsk and Kharkiv Regions accepted over 240 000 persons. People were forced to leave, abandoning homes, leaving belongings and clothes and loosing for unidentifi ed period the opportunity to solve their everyday problems. One of the main problems which are challenging moved people from Donbas, is the access to medical care and necessary medicines. This is especially on high agenda for the most vulnerable categories of IDPs such as: pregnant women, children, aged people, wounded and traumatized persons, disabled, mentally ill, people living with HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, TB, diabetes etc. Thats why Kharkiv Institute for Social Researches under fi nancial support of the Public Health Program Initiative of the International Renaissance Foundation conducted sociological survey, directed on studying of the situation with arranging access to medical care for internally displaced persons.
HUMAN RIGHTS

Social institutions in war conflict zone. Who and when will take responsibility for people salvation?

28.04.15 | KHiSR | picture by hromadske.tv

Live at www.hromadske.tv where was the Minister for Social Policy of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko has left an oppressive impression. Demonstrated confidence that the situation is under control and everything is being done that should be done. It seems the Minister passed by inheritance from his predecessor and is a clear signal that the work over mistakes have not been done. Another signal of this, is that for the complete failure of social institutions evacuation from the conflict zone no one was brought to justice. This means that it was necessary.

HUMAN RIGHTS

No Way Home: The Exploitation and Abuse of Children in Ukraines Orphanages

17.04.15 | http://www.driadvocacy.org/ | www.driadvocacy.org
At a time when Ukraine is fighting a war, undergoing political turmoil and experiencing economic hardship, it is essential to ensure protection of the basic human rights of the countrys most vulnerable populations, including children with and without disabilities who are living in its orphanages, psychiatric facilities, boarding schools, and medical and social care centers.
HUMAN RIGHTS

No Way Home: The Exploitation and Abuse of Children in Ukraines Orphanages

17.04.15 | http://www.driadvocacy.org/ | www.driadvocacy.org
At a time when Ukraine is fighting a war, undergoing political turmoil and experiencing economic hardship, it is essential to ensure protection of the basic human rights of the countrys most vulnerable populations, including children with and without disabilities who are living in its orphanages, psychiatric facilities, boarding schools, and medical and social care centers.
HUMAN RIGHTS

Social custodial settings in a conflict zone (ATO): survey report

26.03.15 | KHiSR

On the territory of armed conflicted there are social custodial settings which were not evacuated and they need help. Generally, there are 141 social institutions in the war conflict zone which coordinated by Ministry of Health, Ministry for Social Policy and Ministry for Science and Education of Ukraine. Donetsk Region has 86 social custodial settings and Luhansk Region has 55.

Those institutions are special because of:

1. People could not leave them by their own decision.

2. They are funded and managed by local authorities.

3. Greater part of such institutions are remote from region centres and located in small settlements which are badly developed and lacking services.Weve made an effort to collect information about those places and as a result you can download the report.


ASSESSMENT OF POLICING IN KHARKIV AND KHARKIV REGION: CITIZENS PERCEPTION

KhISR

This study is an independent assessment of the current policing situation in Kharkiv and Kharkiv Region and confidence in the police conducted by Kharkiv Institute for Social Researches supported by Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group.

Using Public Opinion for Evaluation of Police Performance

National Survey Report

Our national survey report "Using Public Opinion for Evaluation of Police Performance" is now available in English.

Study of legal problem of Roma people in Transcarpathia and Cherkasy Regions of Ukraine

Svitlana Shcherban
Conducted researches in Ukraine demonstrated that discriminatory practices are purely distributed and actual towards particular ethnic groups. One of the most vulnerable stigmatized categories are Roma people, because most of them faced their rights violations are unable either to formulate their problems nor to protect their rights. In spite of the declared democratization processes in Ukrinae we still experiencing massive violations of Romas rights, neglecting human rights standards, humiliation of human dignity.

The conference within the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe Joint Programme "Combating Ill-treatment and Impunity"

Maria Kolokolova
On June 2-3, 2011 the International Conference devoted discussion of the issues of developing effective complaints systems in line with European standards was held in Kyiv, Ukraine. The Conference was organized by the Council of Europe within Joint Programme between the European Union and the Council of Europe Combating ill-treatment and impunity in South Caucasus, Moldova and Ukraine, in cooperation with the Kharkiv Institute for Social Researches.

SUMMARY OF THE RESEARCH MONITORING OF UNLAWFUL VIOLENCE IN MILITIA - 2010

Denys Kobzin, Andrew Chernousov
In the previous edition of the Monitoring of unlawful violence in militia - 2009 weve ascertained that Ukraine has made a number of sufficient steps forward in the direction of improving standards of human rights protection. But to our deepest regret finalizing results of year 2010, we should admit absence of any promotion of declared changes and the beginning of the dangerous reverse action.

Deaths in militia (police) custody: what to do?

Andrew Chernousov, translated by Maria Kolokolova
Deaths in militia (police) custody: what to do? For the last year the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine became a some sort of record holder: under its jurisdiction more then 50 Ukrainians DIED. Of course not all deaths were caused by militiamen, but in significant number of cases they were involved. Igor Indylo, Myhailo Stadnyk, Dmytro Yashchuk, Olexandr Razumenko this list may be continued, but all these names are combined by one disaster they DIED in militia stations