Women of the Don Union

Linked with Lyudmila Pavlichenko – Russian Federation.

In english: on this page of the Women’s Information Network;

Members, Sphere of interest, Contact;

Originated in the First Forum of Women of the Don held on April 28, 1993 in Novocherkassk for 101 participants from 13 cities and regions of the Rostov Oblast. Founding conference was held on September 18, 1993.The organization has a wide network of branches in Rostov-on-the-Don, Taganrog, Novocherkassk, Shakhty, Kamensk, Belaya Kalitva.Educational programs, creating new jobs, retraining women for new jobs, legal counseling and protection.Goals: – to increase women’s role in social, political, economic and cultural life; – to improve legal and social protection of women; – to promote the restoration of moral and spiritual values in society. Objectives: – to involve women in state government and administration; – to inform public about the social status of women; – to strengthen the family, to promote understanding of the value of motherhood, housework, rights of the child; – to promote civil peace; – to offer assistance to women and youth in the realization of their right to work in the market economy;

Activities:1. Mass media publications about women’s organizations and the role of women in social and political life.2. Social and political activities:introduction of civil monitoring of the army, establishment of soldiers’ mothers’ committees, human rights committees.3. Clubs: – Nastavnitsa club for elderly women; – Business Woman club;Structure: – Nadezhda Association in Kamensk-Shakhtinski – Sudarushka Association in Taganrog; – Human rights committee in Novocherkassk;Branches of the Union:Rostov-on-the-Don, Shakhty, Belaya Kalitva, Novocherkassk.

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