Women's Voices

Goal: Drawing public attention to immediate needs of internally displaced women on modern platforms of Ukraine that have the capacity to integrate different cultural practices and different communities. Reducing social tension in society and facilitating integration of internally displaced women in local communities through the collection and dissemination of their stories. 


Objectives:

• Collect oral testimonies of internally displaced women living in Kharkiv region and complete the stories from Vinnytsia region, using the procedure developed by the Seven Stories of IDP Women Project. Provide professional literary adaptation of stories into a play reading of the Women’s Voice Theatre.

• Perform plays in Kyiv involving well-known public leaders, journalists, artists and other opinion leaders.

• Promote the methodology and perform a play in Kharkiv region in partnership with Alliance Francaise.


Target audience: IDP women and local residents, opinion leaders, representatives of legislative and executive government, mass media, NGOs.


Donor: the Embassy of France in Ukraine


Timeframe: November 2016 – May 2017.