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II international scientific and practical conference

On October 25, 2012, the Gold hall of “Donbas Arena” hosted II international scientific and practical conference "Response to violence in the democratic society: innovational security methods, violence prevention programmes".   Details (in Russian)...

Horlivka Penal Colony No. 27, September

On September 10, 2012 the working group paid a planned visit to Horlivka Penal Colony No. 27

Round table discussion at the Donetsk Regional Employment Centre

On August 31, the Donetsk Regional Employment Centre hosted the round table discussion “Implementations of measures aimed at rendering comprehensive assistance to people released from places of detention” with the participation of the members of the Union “The Golden Age of Ukraine” Yana Baranova and Hanna Shavlak

 

Talent contest

You can read the convicts’ literary works here

Mass media
Video clip 'The choice is yours' PDF Print E-mail

 
TEDx Kyiv PDF Print E-mail

Appearance on TEDx in Kyiv

 

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Conference at First Municipal TV Channel PDF Print E-mail

First Municipal TV Channel

Conference "Response to violence in the democratic society: innovation security methods, crime prevention programmes"

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Let the prison in business! PDF Print E-mail

”The Panorama” has recently told about the unique project for Ukraine, the project of Yana Baranova, the head of the non-governmental organization “The Golden Age of Ukraine”, aimed at creating the Regional Centre for the rehabilitation of ex-prisoners.

We would like to remind about the problem: currently it is almost impossible to find a job for an ex-prisoner in Ukraine. The corresponding clause of the Law “On Employment” regarding ex-prisoners does not function, and employment centres successfully ignore the applications of such “specific” citizens. It is not surprising that annually the majority of five thousand persons released from places of detention in the Donetsk region returns behind the bars. This one and other relevant problems were raised at the First International Scientific and Practical Conference “Response to violence in the democratic society” recently held in Donetsk. The conference was initiated by Yana Baranova.

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Nearly 80% ex-prisoners return to places of detention PDF Print E-mail

Their defense lawyers attribute it to the fact that the convicts cannot find any job due to continuous refusals. Today the people, who have been haunting the thresholds of employment agencies for years, came to the Donetsk Employment Centre to ask for help after they had gained the support of public organizations.

To find the occupational work is not a simple task; the more so for ex-prisoners. When employers learn that their potential workers have recently returned from places of detention, they tend to refuse. Moreover, the Donetsk Employment Centre refuses to register such people and to add them to their job seekers’ database.

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