UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Moldova

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In the words of Sonja Lokar: “If there are so few women in politics, who will put on the agenda the priorities that affect women’s lives?”
In the words of Sonja Lokar: “If there are so few women in politics, who will put on the agenda the priorities that affect women’s lives?”

Sonja Lokar is the Executive Director of the Central and Eastern European Network for Gender Issues and has worked with women activists across all social, ethnic, religious and political divides in 21 countries. She has been a political activist from her youth and is a specialist in political party development, social welfare state issues, and gender issues.  More

  • Political Clubs of Women 50/50: "Women from Moldova can and must take power"

    Political Clubs of Women 50/50: "Women from Moldova can and must take power"

    Women's Political Clubs 50/50 (WPC) are not affiliated politically and aim at promoting gender equality in the Republic of Moldova by encouraging the participation of women in the decision-making, political, and public life. Their work in the past three years has been supported by the UN Programme “Women in Politics”. More

  • Moldovan elderly women will be better protected from violence

    Moldovan elderly women will be better protected from violence

    Elderly women from Moldova will be more informed about their rights and will be better protected from violence. HelpAge International in partnership with Gender Centru, and supported by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) launched the 3-year project "Ensuring Gender and Age Dimensions of Human Rights are realized in Moldova” that will be implemented during 2017-2020 in 8 localities from Moldova. More

  • Law enforcement institutions take a step forward to mainstream gender in their work

    Law enforcement institutions take a step forward to mainstream gender in their work

    The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) takes another step towards achieving gender equality and increasing the role of women in its structures with the support of UN Women Moldova. On August 3-4, representatives of gender coordination groups from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the General Police Inspectorate as well as members of the National Association of Women in Law Enforcement met to discuss gender equality in peace and security sector, and the Action plan for gender mainstreaming within the MIA. More