UNFPA humanitarian project presented at the Ministry of social policy of Ukraine

25 September 2015

Deputy Minister of social policy of Ukraine met with UNFPA Acting Representative to discuss UNFPA humanitarian asistance

September 24, Kyiv - Mr. Serhiy Ustymenko, Deputy Minister of social policy of Ukraine, and UNFPA Acting Representative, Mr. Pavlo Zamostian, met to discuss a large-scale humanitarian project "Strengthening humanitarian response to the need of most vulnerable women and female adolescents affected by armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine through multi-sectorial prevention and response to GBV and access to SRH services" in five eastern regions the most affected by the conflict.

The project will include a set of activities that help communities and the authorities to give an effective response to the increase of violence against women and difficulties with access to medical services, including provision of psychosocial support to survivors of gender-based violence and delivery of SRH kits to meet the growing medical demans in the regions in order to ensure safe deliveries and access to medical services for the most vulnerable women.