Legal provision of gender equality while obtaining higher education in Ukraine


Keywords: gender, gender equality, gender stereotypes, higher education, gender policy

Abstract

The article is devoted to the research of the legal provision of gender equality at the stage of obtaining higher education in Ukraine. Constitutional principles of gender equality in Ukraine are analysed in the article, normatively legal adjusting of gender equality at the receipt of higher education are investigated. So by Law of Ukraine “On higher education” a right to higher education is guaranteed regardless of age, citizenship, residences, floor, and others like that.The Law of Ukraine “On providing of equal rights and possibilities of women and men” is provide the levels of right and possibility of women and men in the receipt of education, in particular at a receipt in educational establishments, estimation of knowledges, grant of underbacks, loans, students. In the article certain part of women in the general amount of students of establishments of higher education of Ukraine and its regions, the index of gender parity is analysed among students after the levels of education, investigational gender aspects at the choice of specialities, in particular and among the enrollers of Stepan Gzhytskyi National University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnologies. It is setthatin 2017–18 part of women made the educational rocisered students of establishments of higher education of Ukraine 51%, and the index of gender parity at the first level of of higher education was evened 1.081, at the second level of higher education – 1.243, at the third level of higher education – 1.099. In relation to specialities, found out clear limit between “womanish” (health protection, education, social, humanitarian and natural sciences, sphere of service) and “masculine” specialities (soldiery sciences, safety, transport, engineering, building and architecture). Analogical tendencies are watched among the entrants of Stepan Gzhytskyi National University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnologies. It is set that with out regard to the presence of right subsoil, without regard to equality before a law and in access to higher education, without regard to high part of women which study in higher educational establishments, inindustry of higher education still there is gender inequality, forming of settings will help to overcome which on gender professional world view for opening of potential and development of professional motivation of all without an exception students and listeners, that will be instrumental in upgrading their preparation and claimed at the market of labour, leadthrough of campaigns, for informing and motivation of girls and women in relation to the choice of an unstereotype career of STEM,providing subjects of the educational process with complete and exhaustive information on the possibility of professional identification according to personal abilities and interests, without limiting their consciousness within the framework of “female / male” professions.

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Published
2018-11-16
How to Cite
Koverko, Y., & Mashtalir, K. (2018). Legal provision of gender equality while obtaining higher education in Ukraine. Scientific Messenger of LNU of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnologies, 20(91), 97-101. https://doi.org/10.32718/nvlvet9120