Ukrainian women-lawyers and the war. The story of Valentyna Zainchkovska - Jurfem

Ukrainian women-lawyers and the war. The story of Valentyna Zainchkovska

The first explosions seemed like a bad dream, and the sound of car alarms became trigger. Valentyna Zainchkovska shared her stoty about the beginning of a full-scale invasion and what has changed since then in the column “Ukrainian women-lawyers and the war“.

Valentina is a member and coordinator of JurFem in Mykolayiv Oblast, Chief Lawyer of the Mykolayiv Legal Aid Bureau №1 of the Mykolayiv Local Center for Free Secondary Legal Aid, a first-year master’s student at the Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University.

Russian war against Ukraine has changed the lives of every Ukrainian man and woman. Each of us has a story of this war that is worth hearing. We offer you the stories of the members of Ukrainian Women Lawyers Association “JurFem” – lawyers, teachers and other representatives of the legal sphere, who today – each in her place – defend our legal “front”. That is why we have launched the column “Ukrainian women-lawyers and the war“. Our interviews depict how Russia’s war against Ukraine is changing professional activities and life in general.