Orange Harvest?: Women's Activism and Civil Society in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia since 2004

  title={Orange Harvest?: Women's Activism and Civil Society in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia since 2004},
  author={Alexandra Hrycak},
  journal={Canadian-american Slavic Studies},
Rising authoritarianism throughout post-Soviet countries has met with responses ranging from small-scale revolts to “electoral revolutions.” This article analyzes women's activism to explore the impact of domestic political opportunity dynamics on the trajectory of civic organizing in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia. The extent and form of state repression are shown to affect the development of women's activism by influencing the number, scope and capacity of women's nongovernmental organizations. 
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