A thematic session "Gender Equality in the EU Accession Process" took place in Kyiv
 thematic session on gender equality in the EU accession and the Verkhovna Rada's role in these processes was held on April 9 in Kyiv... Learn more
The sixty-eighth session of the Commission wrapped up in New York last week
The sixty-eighth session of the Commission under the priority theme: “Accelerating the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment... Learn more
With EU support, UN Women and UNFPA launch the second phase of the programme promoting gender equality and shifting discriminatory gender stereotypes in Eastern Partnership countries
The UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and the UNFPA Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, together with the European Union... Learn more
Over 8 million women and girls in Ukraine will need humanitarian assistance in 2024

Two years of Russia’s full-scale war in Ukraine has taken thousands of lives, caused untold destruction, displaced millions, traumatized a generation, torn families and communities, and devastated the economy. The total cost of reconstruction and recovery in Ukraine is estimated by the World Bank, European Commission, United Nations and the Government of Ukraine at USD 486 billion over the next decade. This war, like all wars, takes a bigger toll on women and girls, who disproportionally carry its burden.  

In Ukraine, there is a clear understanding that CRSV is a war crime

This opinion was expressed by Sabine Freizer Gunes, UN Women Representative in Ukraine. She believes that attention to gender equality issues in Ukraine helped the country to respond promptly to the problem of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) and to counter it.

Securing Gender Equality in Ukraine Amidst the War

This brief provides a snapshot of key gender equality results to which UN Women Ukraine contributed in 2022.