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Women, Peace and Security in Ukraine

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Women’s hardship and power from the Maidan to the conflict

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Since the Maidan protests in late 2013, women have played crucial roles in all sectors in the conflict in Ukraine: politics, civil society, reconciliation efforts, and armed fighting. The conflict has offered new challenges and opportunities for their emancipation, influence, and empowerment, but also for growing violations of their human rights. Despite their activism, women and gender issues remain underrepresented in the Minsk process for the resolution of the conflict, despite ongoing efforts by international organizations and pressure from civil society. International and national support for women’s participation in dialogue and cooperation has increased, but needs to be sustained and expanded to new grassroots groups and women leaders for more visible impact. The article reflects the author’s personal observations on how women’s roles have evolved in the Ukrainian crisis by drawing on her field experience, meetings, interviews, and reports by international and national organizations.

Affiliations: 1: Independent gender expert; former Gender Adviser of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine; former Gender, Anti-Trafficking and Human Dimension Officer of OSCE field missions; Political Analyst of the EU Delegation to Russia,


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