The UN will collect money for the women of Donbass

В ООН соберут деньги для женщин Донбасса

The Fund is concerned about the situation in the Donbass

In the organization concerned at the violence in the region.

Thousands of women and girls living in conflict zones in the East of Ukraine, victims of abuse, including sexual, according to the UN population Fund.

“Mobile teams the UN help them cope with the physical and psychological injuries, and shall take all measures to prevent such atrocities. However, due to lack of funding less than a month, victims may lose their socio-psychological and medical aid”, – stated in the message of the UN news Centre.

“The high concentration of military and paramilitary groups, arms flows, weak law enforcement and impunity have led to increased risk of violence against women and adolescent girls,” – said in the message.

The population Fund said that continued work in Ukraine needs to raise $3.3 million

Funds will be also sent “the establishment of shelters for victims of violence, ensuring the access of women and adolescent girls to sexual and reproductive health”.

Earlier, the UN published a report on sexual violence in the Donbas.

Italy has allocated one million euros to residents of Donbass