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Gender-based violence in the context of Ukraine

The European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA) organised a meeting to discuss the coordination and response to gender-based violence.

The speakers covered the situation of gender-based violence in Ukraine, in transit to the EU and destination countries. They reflected on available services and the challenges in reporting cases of violence.

FRA mentioned its plan to conduct a survey on violence with women fleeing Ukraine in close cooperation with the European Institute for Gender Equality.

The meeting on 31 May included representatives from member States, civil society and international and European organisations.