Women, Peace, and Security: Response to the Challenges of War

Implementation period:

June, 2023 – April, 2024


19 regions (Luhansk, Kharkiv, Khmelnytskyi, Zaporizhzhya, Lviv, Chernivtsy, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson, Odessa, Vinnytsya, Volyn, Zaporizhzhya, Zhytomyr, Kirovohrad, Sumy, Rivne, Chernihiv oblasts, and Kyiv) and national level

Target audience:

Regional authorities in 9 regions (regional councils, regional state administrations that are executive agencies, municipalities); law enforcement agencies (regional departments of the National Police, State Border Guard Service, State Emergency Service); social service providers for vulnerable groups (survivors of violence against women, war veterans, etc.); civil society organizations, including women’s CSOs, CSOs of war veterans, IDPs and other vulnerable groups – both at the regional and national levels; media; academia, including the faculty and students of universities of the law enforcement system. Female war veterans; women employed in law enforcement system; survivors of gender-based violence; internally displaced women; women facing compound discrimination (women with disabilities, elderly women, low-income women, Roma women, etc.)


Partner organizations:

About the project:

The goal of the project is to improve the system and policies for the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325
on Women, Peace, and Security and increasing women’s participation in the decision-making process in the security and defense sectors.  The project also aims to find solutions to peace and security issues facing different groups of women in Ukraine on the national, regional, and local levels in times of war.

Project objectives: