On 14 February 2017 in the Palais des Nations (Geneva) the delegation
of Ukraine headed by Mrs. Nataliia Fedorovych, Deputy Minister of Social
Policy of Ukraine, presented during the 66th session of the
UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against
Women the 8th periodic report on the
implementation by our State of the Convention
on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against
Women (webcast - http://webtv.un.org/).
In the presentation by the Head of the
Delegation and in the delegation`s answers to the numerous
questions by the Committee`s members a wide range of
issues covered by the aforesaid Convention was addressed,
including those related to discrimination and violation of
women's rights in the context of Russia's aggression against Ukraine.
Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine, Deputy Minister
of Health of Ukraine, Deputy Prosecutor General as well
as representatives of Ministries of education and
science, social policy, Armed Forces of Ukraine, Permanent
Mission of Ukraine in Geneva and Ukrainian NGOs took part
in the event.