Key problems and needs of children in different situations of war: situational analysis, 3rd month of war

The third month of the war was characterized by the growing occupation of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as well as the strengthening of the occupation regime in the east and south of the country. In addition to the constant shelling of homes and civilian infrastructure, we record harassment of people in many towns and villages, killings, abductions, deportations, divorces, recruitment, and child involvement in Russian propaganda.

There is a humanitarian crisis in the occupied territories, there is a lack of food, medicine and basic necessities, especially infants. Children are deprived of the opportunity to leave the occupied settlements, receive timely medical care, study in Ukrainian schools

The war in Ukraine has already killed 238 children, more than 433 – injured to varying degrees.

We offer you a report that briefly describes the key events of the third month of the war, related to the situation, problems and needs of children in Ukraine and abroad. Separately in this report, we analyzed the situation with children’s right to education.

The methodology is based on the analysis of statistics, data from official government sources and media materials. There were also 15 interviews with teachers, volunteers and parents in the occupation and in the territories where active hostilities are taking place, as well as with families who were forced to move to the western and central regions of Ukraine and abroad.