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Human Rights Vector NGO launches the project “Helping those who help”
13 may 2023, 22:35
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Human Rights Vector NGO launches the project “Helping those who help”

The long period of war, especially the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation on the territory of Ukraine, caused catastrophic consequences in many areas. One of them, which affects and will affect the recovery of the country, is the psychological and mental health of people.

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Directory of psychological and legal aid providers assisting survivors of the Russian Federation’s war against Ukraine
03 may 2023, 14:59
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Directory of psychological and legal aid providers assisting survivors of the Russian Federation’s war against Ukraine

Human Rights Vector conducted a survey of initiatives that have been providing psychological and legal assistance to war victims during the Russian war against Ukraine. This publication presents the results of this survey and an overview of these initiatives. 

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Human Right Vector launches new project: 'Court Communications of War Crimes Cases'
25 april 2023, 12:39
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Human Right Vector launches new project: 'Court Communications of War Crimes Cases'

Since its inception, the NGO Human Rights Vector has been working to ensure the right to a fair trial in Ukraine’s judicial system. This includes the right to open hearings, establishment of dialogue between the judiciary and the community, as well as the development of court communications procedures. We are also working to increase the capacity of courts and media in covering legal proceedings related to the Russian aggression against Ukraine. Since the start of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, thousands of new crimes have been registered, which are being or will be processed in the courts. The number of crimes is only growing, as is the importance of communications. 

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The results of a survey of providers of psychological and legal aid have been published
24 march 2023, 10:16
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The results of a survey of providers of psychological and legal aid have been published

Providing Online Psychological and Legal Aid During the First Year of the FullScale Invasion of the Russian Federation to Ukraine. Brief Overview of the Needs and Challenges Faced by Psychological and Legal Aid Providers. Part 1/ Rybak V. — Kyiv: the Human Rights Vector NGO, 2023. — page 33.

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Reflections on the year; the conference "Psychological and legal assistance for war victims: A year of experience following the full-scale invasion by the Russian Federation into Ukraine and modern challenges"
10 march 2023, 09:41
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Reflections on the year; the conference "Psychological and legal assistance for war victims: A year of experience following the full-scale invasion by the Russian Federation into Ukraine and modern challenges"

In a year full of loss, every win, big or small, was incredibly important. Over the weekend of February 17th-18th, Human Rights Vector held a 2-day online conference on psychological and legal assistance for war victims, bringing together a group of NGOs from many countries to reflect on the past year working in the context of the full-scale russian invasion of Ukraine.

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The conference "Psychological and legal assistance for war victims: A year of experience following the full-scale invasion by the Russian Federation into Ukraine and modern challenges"
06 february 2023, 19:15
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The conference "Psychological and legal assistance for war victims: A year of experience following the full-scale invasion by the Russian Federation into Ukraine and modern challenges"

Aims of the event: the presentation of successful examples of psychological and legal assistance to war victims in online and offline formats, both in Ukraine and abroad. The discussion of modern challenges faced by specialists in these areas and methods of cooperation.

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"This work is about empathy" - the operators of the helpline Psychological and Legal Support Available for People with Disabilities in Wartime
21 october 2022, 17:53
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"This work is about empathy" - the operators of the helpline Psychological and Legal Support Available for People with Disabilities in Wartime

Even with all the modern technology available in this era, it is difficult to imagine this work being done by robots. That is because this profession is about empathy. The ability to really see a person and their problems even from thousands of kilometers away, the ability to find the necessary words for clients in a difficult psychological state, and the ability to separate emotions from facts. The operators of the helpline Psychological and Legal Support Available for People with Disabilities in Wartime, Valerii Rybak and Valentina Bobruyko, talk about their experience.

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Lilia Oliynyk, lawyer of the online helpline "Psychological and Legal Support Available for People with Disabilities in Wartime": an activity about human support
09 september 2022, 11:30
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Lilia Oliynyk, lawyer of the online helpline "Psychological and Legal Support Available for People with Disabilities in Wartime": an activity about human support

Legal issues often require urgent solutions, and in the context of war, they often need to be solved immediately, because delays can be very expensive. Legal aid for people with disabilities is about mutual assistance, support, and accessibility in the broadest sense of the word.

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Psychological challenges of people with disabilities today: how the helpline "Psychological and Legal Support Available for People with Disabilities in Wartime" came to the rescue
19 august 2022, 12:09
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Psychological challenges of people with disabilities today: how the helpline "Psychological and Legal Support Available for People with Disabilities in Wartime" came to the rescue

The online help line «Psychological and Legal Support Available for People with Disabilities in Wartime» was organized by a team of psychologists, lawyers, and operators. People with disabilities (both adults and children), close relatives, guardians who are in Ukraine or abroad can receive assistance.

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We invite you to the webinar “Human Rights: Development dynamics and modern challenges”
07 july 2022, 15:16
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We invite you to the webinar “Human Rights: Development dynamics and modern challenges”

This is a part of a series of online events dedicated to the history of international solidarity, human rights, migration, and occupation, with particular attention paid to such topics in Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova.

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