Jennifer Aniston shares support for Ukrainians on International Women’s Day


Jennifer Aniston praised the women and girls in Ukraine who are “heroically fighting for their country and their people” to mark International Women’s Day.

In a social media post, the Hollywood actress showed solidarity with women while providing links to several aid organizations and encouraged her followers to “join in supporting these women through donations”. .

Aniston follows other celebrities who have shared their support, including Ukrainian-born actress Mila Kunis and her partner Ashton Kutcher who have pledged to match donations of up to £2,250,000.

Aniston, 53, shared a series of images on Instagram showing women in Ukraine protesting the Russian invasion and preparing to fight for their country.

She wrote: “Thinking of the women and girls in Ukraine and around the world who are heroically fighting for their country and their people today – as soldiers, as mothers, as organizers, as as refugee guardians, as demonstrators, as journalists…

“To those women who are risking their lives in Ukraine and neighboring countries: you are incredible and the whole world is behind you.

“I know it’s hard to figure out what the best ways to support are, so I’m linking some resources and ways to help support these women through donations here (and in my stories!!). 🇺 🇦 #InternationalWomen’sDay”⁣

The actress shared ties to organizations that support Ukrainian refugees who have fled the country as well as groups that help those left behind and soldiers in need of basic necessities.

Other famous faces have offered their support to the country, with Kunis and Kutcher saying they would match donations of up to $3,000,000 (£2,250,000) to help provide humanitarian aid for Ukrainian refugees.

Celebrity couple Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have also pledged to match donations of up to $1,000,000 (£750,000) to support the growing number of refugees from Ukraine.

Both men urged people to donate to the US For UNHCR charity to help the thousands of citizens displaced by the conflict, and said they would double the support.

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