In Ukraine, activists step up to support conflict-related sexual violence survivors

2023UN Women

Since the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine last year, violence has become a daily reality for millions of Ukrainians, with more than 20,0000 recorded civilian casualties and over 13 million people displaced. Confronting destruction, loss and death, women, girls and people of all genders face another, often less visible threat: heightened rates of rape and sexual violence.

Key wordsarmed conflict / Conflict in Ukraine / sexual violence / Ukraine