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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UN Women programming supports refugees worldwide

UN Women works around the world with local partners and other UN agencies, including UNHCR, to ensure that programming for refugees takes gender into account, ...
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In-focus: The conflict in Gaza

Following the 7 October 2023 attack by Hamas on Israel and the Israeli Armed Forces’ strikes on Gaza in response, UN Women has worked to ...
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After August – Voices of Afghan women two years after the Taliban takeover

On 15 August 2021, everything changed for women and girls in Afghanistan. First came the curbs on girls’ education and women’s right to work, then ...
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Women in Afghanistan one year after the Taliban takeover

One year ago, on 15 August 2021, the Taliban entered Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul and took control of the country. Over the past 12 months, human ...
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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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