Breaking the glass ceiling. Here’s how Ukraine is moving towards gender equality


Data Journalism Agency TEXTY has analysed how Ukraine is moving towards gender equality.

“I count the time of an internal reform of society from the Revolution of Dignity”, says the co-host of the show “about” Yaroslava Kravchenko. “At first we became intolerant of usurpation and arbitrariness, then to corruption, then the war forced us to reassess values. Then we began to work out worldview topics, such as equality, tolerance, acceptance of others.

A video titled “I (don’t) want children” was released a month ago and has received 100,000 views, and 22,000 users have already subscribed to the YouTube channel of the “about” show. This is the first Ukrainian-language talk show in which women talk without shame about sex, orgasm, self-acceptance, childfree options.

Yaroslava says that after the first issue was released, viewers decided that the time for such a project had come: people were ready to speak openly about the personal.

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