Meeting with representatives of La Strada – Ukraine

On December 8, 2020, a meeting with the representatives of the NGO “La Strada – Ukraine” took place in the Prosecutor’s Training Center of Ukraine.

Kateryna Cherepakha, president of La Strada-Ukraine, and Maryna Lehenka, vice president of La Strada-Ukraine, visited the Prosecutor’s Training Center of Ukraine to meet with the director of the Prosecutor’s Training Center of Ukraine Olesia Otradnova, head of the External Relations Department Anastasiia Markelova, head of Analytical Department for Prosecutors Andrii Orlean and consultant of the same department Lyudmyla Hrytsayenko.

The main issue raised for discussion is the possibility of conducting trainings on the basis of the Prosecutor’s Training Center of Ukraine together with a public human rights organization. Olesia Otradnova noted that the development of trainings should be planned by taking prosecutors’ feedback into consideration.

NGO “La Strada-Ukraine” works to ensure gender equality, peacebuilding, prevention of gender-based violence, including domestic violence, combating human trafficking and ensuring the rights of children, promoting human rights standards in all spheres of society and the state. Kateryna Cherepakha highlighted the importance of ensuring equal rights of women and men before justice.

The institutions have agreed to set up anti-trafficking trainings on an ongoing basis.

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