3 Facts on Female Prisoners in Occupied Donbas

From 25 November to 10 December, the world marks the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence.

Nearly 1 in 3 women have been abused in their lifetime, and this sad statistic always rises in the context of armed conflict. Female prisoners are especially vulnerable to gender-based violence, and Russian aggression in the east of Ukraine has had the most direct repercussions for women of occupied Donbas.

We would like to draw attention to this issue, often overlooked, by sharing this infographic with the key facts related to violence against female prisoners.