Rapid Gender Analysis of Ukraine
A new gender analysis by UN Women and CARE highlights the disproportionate impact of war on women and minorities in Ukraine. Learn more
In the words of Sofia Burtak: “Rural women hold the key to Ukraine’s food and social security”
Rural women face multiple forms of discrimination and are extremely vulnerable amid Russia’s military invasion. Learn more
Rapid assessment: Impact of the war in Ukraine on women’s civil society organizations
This rapid assessment helps inform the decision-making of national and international stakeholders, and advocates for the support of civil society during the war. Learn more
Kyiv Train Station
In focus: The war in Ukraine is a crisis for women and girls

Lack of access to social services, particularly schools, and limited community resources have increased the burden of care for local women caring for children, people with disabilities, and elderly family members.

Ievgeniia Oliinyk, the Program Director of the Media Development Foundation in a Media Assistance Coordination Centre in Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Photo: UN Women/Kateryna Pereverzova
In the words of Ievgeniia Oliinyk: “Journalists in Ukraine are working with determination”

Media Development Foundation is a non-profit organisation that supports media organizations in Ukraine. Since the first days of the Russian invasion, they have assisted with transportation, housing, and safe working conditions for journalists and newsrooms across the country.

The Palanca – Mayaki-Udobnoe Border crossing in southeastern Moldova where thousands of refugees arrive every day to escape the war in Ukraine. Photo: UN Women/Aurel Obreja
Collecting data and analysis on how the war in Ukraine is impacting women and girls

Despite the myriad challenges of collecting data in conflict, UN Women has been working with partners to gather, analyse, and disseminate data to illustrate the differential and disproportionate impacts of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on women and girls.