Russian Government approved National Strategy for Women

10 March 2017

The corresponding order was signed by Head of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.

The Cabinet of Ministers defined the main directions of the National Strategy for Women (hereinafter as the Strategy) 2017-2022.

The Strategy implies actions to create conditions for preserving womens’health, improve economic status of women, ensure their welfare, prevent social ill-being of women and violence against them, extend women’s participation in public and political life.

It is expected that by 2022, as a result of the Strategy, the level of maternal mortality, as well as the gap in pay for men and women and the number of cases of violence against women will decrease.

Adapted from garant.ru

News in Russia
Commissioner in Altai Territory told about violations in housing and public utilities' field

Commissioner in Altai Territory told about violations in housing and public utilities' field

23 March 2017

On 22 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory Boris Larin took part in Second Public Forum held by the Altai Territory Prosecutor’s Office called ‘Observance of Legislation in Provision of Housing and Public Utilities as the Basis for Ensuring Citizens' Housing Rights’.

Woman in Yakutia regained right to fair trial

Woman in Yakutia regained right to fair trial

20 March 2017

With the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov the woman’s right to a fair trial was restored.

Samara Commissioner calls authorities to provide regional psychiatric hospital with new building

17 March 2017

On 16 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Samara Region Olga Galtsova asked the regional Ministry of Health to provide a new building to the local psychiatric hospital.

News in Russia