Born May 26, 1948 in g. Sverdlovsk (Ekaterinburg), Russian.
In 1972 she graduated from the Sverdlovsk State Medical Institute. PhD.
. In 1972 - 76 - the district pediatrician in Sverdlovsk city hospital.
. In 1976 - 78 studied in clinical studies in the Sverdlovsk State Medical Institute.
. In 1978 - 81 - head of the pediatric department of the city hospital
. In 1981 - 87 - deputy director of the city health department for the protection of motherhood and childhood. In 1987 - 90 - Deputy Chief of Health of Sverdlovsk Oblast Executive Committee for the Protection of Motherhood and Childhood.
. March 18, 1990, was elected people's deputy of RSFSR.
. In 1991 was appointed State Counsel of the RSFSR on the family, maternal and child
. From August 1992 to January 1994 - Presidential Adviser on the family, motherhood and childhood. Since January 1994 - Chairman of the Commission on the Status of Women, Family and Demography at the RF President.
. In October 1993 became one of the organizers of the political movement "Women of Russia" (Wp).
. 12 December 1993 was elected to the State Duma.
. In 1996 - 97 withdrew from the movement Wp, creating their own socio-political movement of women in Russia (OPDZHR).
. 19 December 1999 was elected deputy of the State Duma of the third convocation.
. Loves to cook
. Firm dishes - dumplings, Belyashi, pasties.
She is married and has a daughter, granddaughter.