The Russian aggression has impacted women in many ways.
There are increasing reports of women becoming victims of rape as a weapon of war.
At the same time, more than 4 million refugees arrived in the EU from Ukraine, 90 per cent of them being women and children, in need of housing, healthcare, education for the children and work opportunities.
There are as well many unofficial reports of increased risks of trafficking and sexual exploitation for the refugees.
On Monday 25 April, the FEMM Committee voted on its question for oral answer and motion for a resolution on the impact of the war against Ukraine on women.
The FEMM Committee is preparing an oral question and a resolution on the impact of the war against Ukraine on women.
The question for oral answer was adopted with 30 votes in favour, 0 against and 4 abstentions and the motion for a resolution was adopted with 29 votes in favour, 2 against and 3 abstentions.