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

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