The State Duma ratified the Convention of the United Nations against transnational criminality
As correspondent of "Rosbalt" says, the document was supported unanimously by 417 deputies. Having approved the Convention of the United Nations, deputies ratified two reports supplementing it: "About suppression of trade by people, it is especial women and children", and punishment for it and "About counteraction to illegal import of migrants by overland, sea and air".
Among priority directions of activity of chamber - creation of necessary conditions for realization in the Chelyabinsk area of the constitutional principle of equality of men and women, strengthening of a role of family in a society and improvement of quality of its life, is informed by the press-service of the governor of the Chelyabinsk area.
Now in Legislative assembly of Leningrad region there are 4 women and 46 men. And, as Cyril Poljakov has emphasized, "the percent of women participating in election campaign is approximately equal to percent past in parliament".
Since 1994 the Russian Women's NGO - "East-West: Women's Innovation
Projects" publishes the social and enlightening magazine "Woman
plus...". This publication attempts to compensate represeubed by the
lack of a press for women. The purposes of the magazine are:
to assisst women to be involved in social and economic life of society,
to spread Russian and foreign experience of women's civil initiatives,
to give women opportunity to express their opinion about actual and
"Woman plus..." differs from the most non-commercial publications in
the following respects:
prime readers of the magazine as well as authors of most of the articles
it publishes beside informational and statistical data, also analitical
it includes a lot of enlightening materials,
it covers a broad spectrum of problems,
it is published in two languages. Russian and English version.
It makes possible to inform the public abroad about social transformations
going on in our country. Periodicity of the publication is 3-4 issues
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