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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

ROMA RIGHTS PROTECTION IN LAW-ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES IN UKRAINE

14.01.14 | KhISR
Kharkiv Institute for Social Researches in cooperation with Association of Ukrainian Human Rights Monitors on Law-enforcement, three Roma civil organizations Cherkasy Roma Alliance, Myrhorod Roma, Odessa Regional Roma Congress and with independent expert Oleg Martynenko held monitoring research on Roma rights protection in Law-enforcement activities in Ukraine.

Administrative services of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) and the State Migration Service of Ukraine (SMS): results of sociological survey

22.11.13 | KhISR

Public opinion poll of administrative services users and analysis of legislation in this area were held in the framework of joint study of Association of Ukrainian monitors in Law Enforcement Agencies and Kharkiv Institute for Social Researches. The survey had uncovered that every third respondent who received administrative services, considers that system is ineffective in a varying degree (33, 9%).

Prison alternative cuts re-offending in Bradford

23.03.12 | www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk
A community order providing an alternative to short-term custodial sentences, which was piloted in Bradford, has been praised for helping to cut reoffending rates in the district.

Non-liberty places vs. places of deprivation of liberty

31.10.11 | Andrew Chernousov
The Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment appeals to establish a system of regular visits undertaken by independent international and national bodies to places where people are deprived of their liberty, in order to prevent torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. For the purposes of the Protocol, deprivation of liberty means any form of detention or imprisonment or the placement of a person in a public or private custodial setting which that person is not permitted to leave at will by order of any judicial, administrative or other authority.