Fighting bias against women in the labour market in Belarus

Fighting bias against women in the labour market in Belarus

13 March 2020
Belarusian women are legally limited in their choice of occupation, and on top of that they often face a glass ceiling in their careers. 
Small children – big problems: EU supports initiative for creating safe home environment for children in Belarus

Small children – big problems: EU supports initiative for creating safe home environment for children in Belarus

18 February 2020
Every year, about 150 Belarusian children die as a result of accidents, most often due to parental neglect.  
How to attract young people in Belarus to science education

How to attract young people in Belarus to science education

29 January 2020
With the EU's support, Polack State University is taking part in an international Horizon2020 project to attract young people to the exact sciences.
Belarus: How business changes life in Hlybokaje, with EU support

Belarus: How business changes life in Hlybokaje, with EU support

10 January 2020
A new development project in the field of self-employment and small businesses has recently been launched in Hlybokaje District, in the Viciebsk Region of Belarus. The new ‘Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovations Promotion and Support’ is implemented as part of the EU initiative Mayors for…
Heroes on the verge of the abyss: a report from a women's shelter in Mahilioŭ

Heroes on the verge of the abyss: a report from a women's shelter in Mahilioŭ

07 March 2019
Natasha and her 14-year-old son Sasha have no place to live. They found shelter at the Social Crisis Centre for Women in Mahilioŭ. Natasha says that her family was saved by the centre and that she will fight for her son.
Sustainable media: the key to independence

Sustainable media: the key to independence

27 April 2018
Every year on 3 May, the world marks Press Freedom Day. It’s a day on which we are reminded of the role of free media as a cornerstone of democracy, of the importance of media pluralism, of the significance of objective, quality, ethical journalism in informing citizens and defending their…
Five women who are changing Belarus

Five women who are changing Belarus

08 March 2018
When the role of women in Belarusian society is discussed, the talks are often contentious. While some are convinced that everything is fine with women's rights, others believe that Belarus is only at the start of its journey towards gender equality, and that women are still subject to certain pre-…
Assistance for the sake of truth: how the EU supports the independent mass media in the Eastern Partnership countries

Assistance for the sake of truth: how the EU supports the independent mass media in the Eastern Partnership countries

20 September 2017
A video published on the official Facebook account of the EU Delegation to Ukraine opens with words: "Three things you should know about Russia Today and Sputnik." The video explains that Russian state-run mass media "do not want to be impartial", and that they "create fake news". These facts are…
'Social Workshop': understanding and employment to help overcome addiction

'Social Workshop': understanding and employment to help overcome addiction

12 December 2016
‘The Social Workshop helps each of us feel like a person who can face the future with confidence and no fear – and this is the most important for us,’ say the participants in a project to support recovering alcoholics and drug addicts.
Belarus: how MOST is building bridges

Belarus: how MOST is building bridges

17 October 2016
An EU-funded exchange programme is offering unique opportunities to professionals in Belarus, allowing them to share experiences with European partners. We spoke to beneficiaries of the MOST programme, who looked back on what they had learned, speaking of what had spurred them to look for ideas and…