Empowering Women and Girls in Ukraine. UN Women Progress Update. January-June 2023


As the full-fledged war in Ukraine entered its’ second year, addressing the needs and priorities of women and girls remains paramount. Women account for 61% of those displaced by May 2023 and out of the 17.5 million people in need of assistance, 56% are women and girls.1 Women’s civil society organisations (CSOs) working across Ukraine continue to highlight the urgent needs of women and girls and how the war is disproportionately impacting the most vulnerable populations. The UN Women Ukraine Strategic Note for 2023 is in line with the priorities of the UN Transitional Framework for 2023 and has been developed in close consultation with women’s CSOs and government counterparts. This brief provides an update on UN Women’s contributions to advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women in Ukraine, during the first half of 2023.

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