The representatives of NGO "The Law Centre" are alarmed by the hostile attitude to Roma in the villages of V'yazivok and Yatranivka, Cherkasy region. Regarding the situation in Yatranivka human rights activists are preparing a letter to the Chairman of Cherkasy regional state administration with the requirement to prevent hate speech and to counteract discrimination.
Combatants and war veterans of Khmelnitsky region, who are treated, do not have to go lawyers to obtain legal aid. Each month, human rights activists and representatives of public authorities come to the hospital and provide legal aid to all who need it.
The various types of social assistance and documents to obtain it – these are precisely the issues of most concern to the Roma of Nizhyn, Chernihiv region. On December 2, 2016 NGO "Bakhtalo Drom" conducted the field consultation for them. The head of the organization, lawyer Mykhailo Bilyavsky told about other examples of legal aid to the Roma community.
In the 21st century information and technology are of great importance. Thanks to their combination Informational Resource Center "Legal Space" provided the people of Ukraine with the possibility of obtaining free legal consultations remotely through the online service (chat room).
A small pension, debts because of high utility rates and the inability to communicate with officials led a Roma pensioner to Chop Law Community Center. Lawyers helped her obtain necessary documents and firewood for heating.
On the New Year’s Eve Ukrainian parents heard the unpleasant news that in 2016 students of secondary schools will not have meals. Education institutions of Uzhgorod were not an exception. Junior students of Roma schools occurred in the risk zone. Due to efforts of the community the situation is settled in favor of kids: the cost of meals will be compensated from the city budget.