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In-focus: Women and girls after two years of war in Ukraine

As of 24 February 2024, Ukrainian civilians have endured two years of war and upheaval following Russia’s full-scale invasion of the country. The conflict has ...
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Over 8 million women and girls in Ukraine will need humanitarian assistance in 2024

[Also available in Ukrainian] Two years of Russia’s full-scale war in Ukraine has taken thousands of lives, caused untold destruction, displaced millions, traumatized a generation, ...
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Ukrainian refugees launch businesses and build a new community in Moldova

Prior to Russia’s 2022 full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Evghenia enjoyed a comfortable and secure life in the southern city of Mykolaiv. She shared her days ...
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Ukrainian entrepreneur uses flower business to bridge gender gaps during wartime

“A business is not just about making money. It also has obligations to bridge gender gaps and empower women”, says Yuliia Zavalniuk. Prior to Russia’s ...
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In the words of Anastasiia Pyrohova: ‘I help women live through their challenges and adapt to their new lives’

Two years ago, Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine led to mass displacement within and outside the country as millions of Ukrainians left in search of ...
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Civilians in Gaza in extreme peril while the world watches on: Ten requirements to avoid an even worse catastrophe

Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee NEW YORK/GENEVA/ROME, 21 February 2024 – In the less than five months that followed the brutal 7 ...
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Press release: Australia’s Political Leaders Join UN Women Australia to ‘Count Her In’ this International Women’s Day

Canberra — Australian government, political and defence force leaders came together at Parliament House this morning to officially launch the Australian celebrations of International Women’s ...
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A year aftermath: UN Women’s response empowers and supports women and girls in earthquake-affected regions 

On February 6th, 2023, Türkiye was struck by two earthquakes – the largest to hit the country in the last century. The most affected were ...
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UN Women and the Egyptian Red Crescent deliver humanitarian aid to women and children in Gaza

UN Women Egypt in partnership with the Egyptian Red Crescent delivered desperately needed humanitarian aid to Palestinian women and children in Gaza. The ERC/UN Women ...
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Press release: Michele Bullock, Governor of RBA, Headlines International Women’s Day 2024

Michele Bullock, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, to feature at UN Women Australia’s International Women’s Day events nationally on 8 March. The exclusive virtual presentation ...
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