Six months on in Ukraine: Local and national women’s organizations are leading the response to the conflict but are side-lined by humanitarian actors

Six months after the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, women and girls continue to face life-threatening protection risks. Meanwhile, women’s rights and women-led organizations are side-lined in the humanitarian response. Today, we highlight the perspectives of some of CARE’s women-led partners in Ukraine, Poland and Romania on their participation in humanitarian coordination and decision-making.

CARE calls on all actors coordinating and planning the response (and the recovery phase) to do more to ensure that women’s organizations are center-stage in decision-making and are provided with the support they need, and the recognition they deserve.

Read the full statement