Ukrainian Women's Fund

ABOUT UWF

Ukrainian Women's Fund is an international charitable organization founded in 2000.

The UWF provides civil society organizations (CSOs) in Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus with financial, information and consultation support.

The UWF is the member of Women's Funding network (WFN), International Gender Policy Network (IGPN) and Ukrainian Philanthropists Forum.

UWF GOALS

To promote human rights and fundamental freedoms of citizens by strengthening CSOs;

To attract more resources to support civil society by developing a culture of philanthropy in Ukraine;

To facilitate the consolidation of the women’s movement as an integral part of civil society in Ukraine, as well as in Moldova and Belarus;

To enhance public participation in decision making on different levels;
To increase public attention to issues of diversity and gender.

UWF MISSION

We strive to assist CSOs, specifically women’s CSOs, to play an active role in the processes of democratization of society and to contribute to the equality, justice and respect for human rights by supporting civil society development with financial opportunities.

17.01.2016
2014 became the year of the new, still unknown challenges but it also became a time of new opportunities and we tried to live through this year as never before.
01.09.2014
2013 has been a tumultuous but productive year for the Ukrainian Women’s Fund. As the Fund moves into its 14th year of supporting the work of women’s NGOs across Ukraine and the nearby countries of Moldova and Belarus, the focus of the Fund’s work this year was empowerment: a deeper involvement in creating the structures of civil society that lead to the empowerment of women and transformative change in Ukrainian society.
06.08.2014
Annual Report 2012
20.02.2012
The Ukrainian Women’s Fund (UWF) entered 2011 as a mature and powerful organization with many years’ experience of consistent and purposeful work in implementing ideas of gender equality in all spheres of social life and in supporting the Women’s Movement in Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus.
31.05.2017
On May 31, 2017 the Women’s Voices documentary play was staged in the Les Kurbas Centre for Theatre Arts in Kyiv. The play is a narrative of Ukrainian women who faced forced displacement.
22.11.2016
On 17-21 November, Kyiv hosted a training for future community organizers within the “Community Mobilization for Empowerment in Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts” Component implemented by the Ukrainian Women’s Fund.
28.10.2016
On October 28, Kyiv hosted a round table on global experience in implementing gender perspectives in security and defense sectors. At the round table conference, the representatives of Ukraine reported on progress made in the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Women, Peace and Security.
27.10.2016
On October 27, the Ukrainian Women’s Fund held a meeting with the representatives of Ukrainian national and local women's organizations to join efforts for localizing the National Action Plan in support of UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Women, Peace and Security.
31.05.2017
On May 31, 2017 the Women’s Voices documentary play was staged in the Les Kurbas Centre for Theatre Arts in Kyiv. The play is a narrative of Ukrainian women who faced forced displacement.
22.11.2016
On 17-21 November, Kyiv hosted a training for future community organizers within the “Community Mobilization for Empowerment in Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts” Component implemented by the Ukrainian Women’s Fund.
28.10.2016
On October 28, Kyiv hosted a round table on global experience in implementing gender perspectives in security and defense sectors. At the round table conference, the representatives of Ukraine reported on progress made in the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Women, Peace and Security.
27.10.2016
On October 27, the Ukrainian Women’s Fund held a meeting with the representatives of Ukrainian national and local women's organizations to join efforts for localizing the National Action Plan in support of UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Women, Peace and Security.