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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Creating safe spaces for women in Ukraine

Since the launch of the Russian Federation full-scale invasion on 24 February, 2022, over 2,000 women have been confirmed dead in attacks that have wrecked ...
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Charity Screenings of New Film Olga to support UN Women Australia’s Ukraine Emergency Appeal

A portion of all ticket sales from upcoming May 3 screenings of award-winning Swiss/Ukrainian drama OLGA will go to charity organisation UN Women Australia, which ...
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Ukraine and the food and fuel crisis: 4 things to know

The war in Ukraine is now in its seventh month. The fallout—humanitarian, economic and environmental—continues to grow. Its costs are being felt not only within ...
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Young mother embarks on new IT career after fleeing war in Ukraine

“When the war started, a missile destroyed our house,” says Nina Cherlenuk, 25, from Irpin, a city 25 km west of the capital, Kyiv, in ...
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UN Women Ukraine delivers humanitarian aid to those most in need in eastern Ukraine

Currently, 15.7 million people in Ukraine are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance and protection. Attacks on populated civilian areas and infrastructure continue in eastern and southern ...
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Ukraine: New UN Women and CARE report highlights disproportionate impact of the war on women and minorities

After more than two months of war in Ukraine, which has forced millions of refugees and displaced people to flee their homes, a new Rapid Gender ...
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Executive Director meets with Ukrainian refugees and Moldovans leading the humanitarian response

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Europe and Central Asia As the conflict in Ukraine intensifies and as evidence of the impact on ...
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Collecting data and analysis on how the war in Ukraine is impacting women and girls

Originally published on UN Women’s regional site for Europe and Central Asia Despite the myriad challenges of collecting data in conflict, UN Women has been ...
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Statement from UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous on Ukraine, 30 March

As the war in Ukraine continues to take its toll on women and girls, UN Women reiterates the UN Secretary-General’s urgent call for peace. The ...
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War in Ukraine is a crisis for women and girls

The war has severely impacted social cohesion, community security and the resilience of local communities, especially women and girls. Lack of access to social services ...
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