26 May 2016 - Social Media for Stepping Up with “La Strada” Ukraine
Alongside the press release, the Facebook page of La Strada shared photos inviting the public to join the WAVE Step Up! campaign, to improve the availability and access to quality specialised support services for women survivors of violence and their children. Along with campaigning for important changes to Ukrainian law for violence against women, to adhere to Istanbul Convention standards, and to increase the amount of women’s shelters in the country.
On 25 May 2016, with the support of UN Women Orange Day, “La Strada” Ukraine disseminated a national press release raising awareness about the Step Up! Campaign through their Facebook profile and on their website. There was also a press briefing in the Ukrainian Parliament, with several Parliament Members taking part alongside three women’s NGOs in support of the campaign launch.