International Association "Eurostrategy" was a partner in the organization of consultative meetings with the leaders of public organizations and their local deputies in the framework of the all-Ukrainian social project “Women are 50% of success in Ukraine”. In the project involved two areas - Vinnitsa region and Lviv region, and a year later joined Kirovograd, Kharkiv and Zaporozhye. Now activists of the organization "Open Society" they intend to spread the ideas of the project in the Odessa and Zhytomyr regions. The project involves strengthening the political rights of women through the representation of women in the media as initiators of changes, popularization of role models of women's leadership.
According to the Global Gender Gap Report 2015, Ukraine ranks 107th out of 142 countries in political gender equality. In recent years, the gender index in Ukraine is gradually increasing. But such changes were insignificant. This statistic demonstrates the importance of the project “Women are 50% of success in Ukraine” in the Odessa region and in all Ukraine.
The need to develop an effective strategy to support women's initiatives within the framework of the meeting,united representatives of different political forces. So two heads of the factions of the City Council took an active part in the discussion: Svetlana Osaulenko is the leader of the city organization of the Ukrainian Maritime Party and Irina Kutsenko is the leader of the faction “Trust the Cases”. The participants considered the possibilities of popularization of successful women politicians, necessary for activating women's leadership in politics.