10,000 and counting: Portugal welcomes streams of Ukrainian refugees

Women represent 59% of the total of more than 10,000 Ukrainians welcomed in Portugal since the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, the Secretary of State for Integration and Migration said today. “There are already more than 10,000 people in just over two weeks, ” said Cláudia Pereira. In general terms, the profile of those arriving from Ukraine to Portugal is a “mother with two children”. In terms of male arrivals, most of them are children or elderly given that young people and adults stayed in the country to fight.