On Thursday, December 17, 2015, Tamara Martseniuk held a public lecture on gender policy in Ukraine and challenges of
In total more than 40 participants, including scientists, analysts, human rights activists, social workers, professors, students and other socially active citizens interested in the subject of gender equality took part in the event.
«Gender themes in Ukraine has become more visible compared to previous years. This is due to the challenges of European integration and the need to ensure human rights. After Maidan women’s organizations has intensified their activities. People are interested in EU policy, but not everyone knows that the European Union has its gender policy in the years to come», said the expert Tamara Martseniuk.
Analytics and External Relations Office at the International Centre for Policy Studies (ICPS) Olena Zaharova highlighted two issues discussed during the lecture: «The implementation of gender quotas is one of the most essential
Tamara Martsenyuk – Ph.D. in Social Sciences, associate professor of the Department of Sociology at the National University of «Kyiv-Mohyla Academy» (NaUKMA), associated gender expert at the International Centre for Policy Studies (project «Increasing opportunities for women»). Among other disciplines in NaUKMA Tamara Martsenyuk holds a course «Gender and politics». In 2015 she conducted research on the gender policy of the EU and Ukraine, women engagement in politics and the implementation of gender quotas in Ukraine.
The event was held within the project «Gender Policies and EU Integration: Experience of the Visegrad Four Eastern Partnership», jointly implemented by the Fund of Women Entrepreneurs (Georgia) and the GURT Resource Centre (Ukraine) with the financial support of the International Visegrad Fund.