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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.



06.06.16 | 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

03.07.13 | National Survey Report

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


So, are drug users sick or simply criminals?

21.08.12 | Paul Peachey | www.independent.co.uk
The question prompted a furious row between Russell Brand and Peter Hitchens. But whos right? Paul Peachey was granted rare access to a prison rehab scheme to find out the truth

G4S advertises for staff to help police investigate crimes

16.08.12 | Alan Travis | guardian.co.uk
Company at centre of Olympic security fiasco seeks civilian investigators to work on sensitive high-profile cases

Prison call centre plans revealed

13.08.12 | Shiv Malik | The Guardian
Ministry of Justice planning to run call centres from inside prisons as marketing email boasts of a rehabilitation revolution

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

10.08.12 | 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.

UK Border Agency ’detaining children in degrading conditions’ at Heathrow

14.05.12 | Alan Travis | The Guardian
Children held in small, stuffy rooms at airport for hours, often sharing space with adults they are not related to, watchdog finds

Employment discrimination against aged people: research results on the example of Kharkiv Region

03.10.11 | Maria Kolokolova
Today, according to the official statistics, there is about half a million of registered unemployed in Ukraine, a total number of unemployed amount to 1.9 million people, among which one-third are 45-59 years old. Representatives of this age group have the biggest living and professional experience, but because of number of reasons they are outside of labor market. One of the reasons is age discrimination. Just therefore in 2010-2011 the Kharkiv Institute for Social Researches held the social survey, dedicated to employment discrimination of seniors (people in age of 45-59 years old).

Monitoring of Unlawful Violence in Ukrainian Police

30.08.11 | Denys Kobzin
Sociological surveys 2004 2010