From Global to Local Feminisms: Transnationalism, Foreign Aid and the Women's Movement in Ukraine

  title={From Global to Local Feminisms: Transnationalism, Foreign Aid and the Women's Movement in Ukraine},
  author={Alexandra Hrycak},
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Challenges of NGO-to-state Referral in the Delivery of HIV Prevention Programs in Ukraine Supported by the Global Fund
  • S. McGill
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Central Asian journal of global health
  • 2015
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Conclusion: Gender Politics and Conservative Neoliberal Transformations in Ukraine
Ukrainian Woman and Equality


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