Young People on the War in Ukraine
This policy paper summarises the discussions from consultations Plan International conducted with over 200 young people from Ukraine.
Plan International works together with children, young people, supporters, and partners to strive for a just world, where we are all equal.
Since March 2022 we’ve worked in the Republic of Moldova to deliver immediate humanitarian aid to children and their families affected by the conflict in Ukraine.
Almost 1 million Ukrainian refugees have crossed into Moldova from Ukraine since the start of the conflict and around 100,000 have remained in the territory of the country.
We’ve partnered with 10 local non-governmental organisations to support their capacity to keep children safe and provide them with quality education. Through our partners, we are implementing programmes across Moldova, with a focus on the Northern and Southern regions and the municipality of Chisinau.
We support the most vulnerable refugee children with food and hygiene products to address their basic needs and help them prepare for winter. We also support them to access play, education, mental health and psychosocial support, legal services, and other social and emotional support services.
Beyond the direct life-saving humanitarian support we provide, we continue working with and through local organisations to support children’s rights and equality for girls in the Republic of Moldova.
Our current priorities include: