UAH 28.8 million has been allocated for social support of Transcarpathians
On Tuesday, January 5, during the second plenary meeting of the second session of the Transcarpathian Regional Council of the VII convocation, the deputies approved the decision "On Regional program of family, demographic, gender policy, prevention of domestic violence and combating human trafficking in 2016-2020".
Consequently, they allocated UAH 28.8 million for the next five years for the program of family, demographic, gender policy, prevention of domestic violence and combating human trafficking. 51 deputies voted for the decision.
As noted in the decision, the purpose of the Program is the implementation of the state family, demographic, gender policy, aimed at establishing social justice and gender equality in the society; support for families, ensuring equal rights and opportunities for women and men, their participation in the development of civil society, overcoming such negative phenomena in society as domestic violence, prevention of human trafficking and protecting the rights of victims of trafficking and providing them assistance.
The Program will be financed at the expense of funds envisaged in the regional budget for the respective year, as well as other sources not prohibited by law. The indicative funding for the Program from the regional budget is UAH 28,821.0 thousand.