Ukrainian Child Rights Network
Who They Are
Ukrainian Child Rights Network was established for the purpose of consolidation of efforts and achievement of better coordination between civil society organizations in Ukraine and their influence on the state child care policy.
They are uniting in order to hear and understand the problems and challenges at the national, regional, local levels and to influence on their decisions.
They strive for a happy, healthy, safe, family environment for every child, when its personality and the rights are respected.
Their mission is to promote the best interests of the child during state policy formation by means of advocacy, lobbying reforms of social services, decentralization, and development of the national monitoring system, representation in government of our interests and of the interests of children and their families.
Today among their members are 9 powerful Ukrainian and international organizations and charity funds that work across Ukraine to ensure the rights and welfare of the child.
Ukrainian Child Rights Network is a representative, expert and coordination body, formed by a group of NGOs during 2014 in order to strengthen child rights protection in Ukraine. The organization was created to consolidate efforts, and to improve coordination within civil society in Ukraine and its influence on public policy in the field of child rights.
The relevance of NGOs association was defined by the events of winter 2013-2014, which led to change of power in Ukraine and gave new hope to the society on civilized pro-European development of the country. And at the same time, further situation in Ukraine increased challenges in the sphere of child rights protection.
The purposes of the Network establishment are to ensure child rights realization in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, to introduce international and European standards by enhancing the impact of civil society on development, implementation and monitoring of the state policy in the sphere of child rights and social services for families with children in Ukraine.See more