On the 30th of May female survivors of the armed conflict together with the representatives of component public authorities discussed how to restore justice in the situations when people were detained, undergone violence or their other rights were violated.
Monitoring report on the use of methods and means of warfare against civilian healthcare facilities prohibited by international law during the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine
Gender-based violence (“GBV”) is a violation of human rights and a form of discrimination against one of the sexes. It includes all acts of violence based on gender which result or may result in physical, sexual, psychological or economic harm or suffering of either males or females. It includes threats to commit such acts of coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, regardless of whether it happens in public or in private life.
Eastern-Ukrainian Center for Civic Initiatives and NGOs—members of the Coalition ‘Justice for Peace in Donbas’ have published a report ‘Unspoken Pain’ based on investigation of gender-based violence (GBV). The report is available in English and French.
As a result of the monitoring, it was revealed that there are facts of different forms of GBV in every 3rd interview with witnesses and survivors of human rights violations in Donbas, who had been kept in illegal detention facilities.