International Women's Day 2022

Happy International Women's Day, especially to Ambassador Oksana Markarovsa, Marta Vasyuta and Natalia Sindeyeva, and to all the women of Ukraine, Russia and around the World fighting against oppression. 

These women, with many others, are symbols of hope and strength in a time of destruction and hate. 

Marta Vasyuta

The Ukranian using her platform on TikTok to share footage from the war on Ukraine with the wider world. 

Natalia Sindeyeva

CEO of Dozhd, the last remaining independent TV station in Russia, who resigned live on air following the introduction of enhanced jail sentences for people spreading 'fake news'. 

Ambassador Oksana Markarova

Ukraine's Ambassador to the United Nations, who has steadfastly defended her country and advocated for more and more military, financial and humanitarian support for her besieged people.