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UN Women Moldova and the Association of Independent Press (API) announce a contest for journalists from Moldova

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Deadline for submission of the applications is October 24, 2018. The contest is open to all journalists and photojournalists of print, broadcast and online media outlets registered in the Republic of Moldova, who address topics related to gender equality and/or promotion of women`s rights. Contest categories The contest will have three categories: Print and online media TV/radio broadcasts Photography Each candidate can submit up to three journalistic materials for one or... More

"Click for Gender Equality" Media Programme has officially kicked off

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

25 journalists from online, print and TV media from Moldova learn about gender equality, gender-sensitive language, sexism, feminism, harassment, preventing and combating violence against women, as well as on how to reflect on gender equality issues. Journalists were selected following an open competition, based on their personal motivation and experience. Training is the first stage of the "Click for gender equality" Media Programme, launched by UN Women Moldova and the Association of... More

UN Women and Coordinating Council of the Audiovisual sign a cooperation agreement for promoting gender equality in media

Monday, September 3, 2018

On September 3, 2018, in Chișinău UN Women Moldova (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) and Coordinating Council of the Audiovisual (CCA) signed a cooperation agreement for the next three years. Through this agreement, UN Women and CCA agree to achieve concrete results in promoting gender equality, combating gender stereotypes, and non-violent communication in audiovisual media products from Moldova. Asya Varbanova, country representative a.i of UN... More

UN Women Moldova and the Ministry of Internal Affairs sign a cooperation agreement to further advance gender equality in internal affairs sector

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

On August 22, 2018, UN Women Moldova (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova signed a Memorandum of Understanding, aiming to achieve the objectives of the Strategy for ensuring equality between women and men in the Republic of Moldova, The National Strategy for Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, and the National Program for the Implementation of UN Security... More

Moldovan Civil Society Organizations Join Forces to Promote Gender Sensitive Budgeting

Monday, August 13, 2018

About 30 members of civil society organizations, representing 20 organizations from 9 districts of Moldova, created the Platform for Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) to work together in monitoring and promoting gender responsive budgeting. More

QUIZ - Test your knowledge!

Friday, August 10, 2018

Test your knowledge on gender equality and learn new facts More

“Click for Gender Equality” Media Programme launched in Chisinau

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

UN Women Moldova and the Association of Independent Press (API) announce the launch of the “Click for Gender Equality” Media Programme. The 5-month programme includes trainings for journalists and members of the regulatory institutions, a journalistic contest that will culminate with a study visit in one of the European countries with experience and good practices in gender-sensitive journalism. Therefore, as part of the programme, 25 journalists and photojournalists from Moldova... More

[CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST] UN Women Moldova invites civil society organizations to become members of UN Women`s Advisory Group

Monday, July 30, 2018

In the framework of its new Strategic Note for 2018-2022 , UN Women Moldova is launching the process of establishing a new country Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG). Civil society is one of UN Women’s most important constituencies - providing a dynamic source for ideas and policy perspectives, partnerships and support for the organization - which can assist UN Women in achieving its strategic goals. Closely linked is the vital role played by civil society in advancing shared objectives... More

In the words of Liliana Palihovici: “I want to help Moldovan women be better at political work than I was”

Thursday, July 19, 2018

“I faced many challenges in my 10 years of politics: The challenge of being a woman in politics, of not having my ideas and projects understood, of not being supported. I later realized that I could have done much more if I’d been trained beforehand by politically experienced women and men. They could have taught me how to negotiate, how to build an argument, why you need stronger coalitions, how to promote a certain reform or social change. I decided that if I ever had an... More

UN Women and Ministry of Defence sign a cooperation agreement for the next three years

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

On July 17, 2018, UN Women Moldova (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Moldova signed a cooperation agreement, aiming to achieve joint results in “Gender Equality in the security and defence sector” area of the Strategy for ensuring equality between women and men in the Republic of Moldova for 2017-2021. More specifically, UN Women will provide support in the implementation of the National Program... More

Marija Risteska: “Gender responsive budgeting takes in consideration the needs and interests of women and men and creates public value”

Monday, June 25, 2018

The way how public budget is allocated and spent affects both women and men. How can the budget reflect equally the needs of women and men? How can the local budget cover the most important issues of the community? These are some of the topics discussed in an interview with Marija Risteska, Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) expert. More

50/50 Women’s Political Club consolidates its efforts in Moldova

Monday, June 18, 2018

Liderele locale din 15 raioane din R. Moldova - Anenii Noi, Briceni, Cahul, Cimișlia, Criuleni, Edineț, Hâncești, Orhei, Soroca, Strășeni, Ștefan Vodă, Telenești, Ungheni, Vulcănești și mun. Bălți - s-au întrunit la 16 iunie 2018 la Reuniunea de lansare a Proiectului „Participarea echilibrată în procesul de luare a deciziilor”. More

Captain of Justice Alexandru Drăgulean: “Promoting women in defense sector, especially in leadership positions, is a proof of a mature democracy”

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Captain of Justice Alexandru Dragulean. Credit photo: Personal archive – Dear Mr. Alexandru Dragulean, what are your impressions on the study visit in Georgia focused on the National Action Plan Implementing the Resolution 1325 of the UN Security Council on Women, Peace and Security? – What I found most fascinating was the enthusiasm of Georgian civil society representatives who are actively involved in monitoring and assessing the way public authorities implement the... More

‘Women 4 Leadership’ Academy has started

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Over 140 women from different regions of Moldova, interested in participating in national and local decision-making, can benefit from trainings under ‘Women 4 Leadership’ Project. More

UN Women Moldova starts 10 cooperation agreements with civil society organizations from Moldova

Thursday, June 7, 2018

UN Women Moldova starts 10 cooperation agreements with civil society organizations from Moldova More

From Where I stand: "The concept of gender equality scares people in Moldova"

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Valentina Rotari, 23, is pursuing a master’s degree in the Education and Culture department at “Alecu Russo” State University in Balti, a small town north of Moldova’s capital, Chisinau. At the end of May, for the first time, Rotari participated in public discussions on gender equality and women's rights, organized by UN Women in Moldova with financial support from the government of Sweden. We talked to her after the event about how her views about gender equality have... More

UN Women launches a training of trainers in the area of women's political participation

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Chisinau, Republic of Moldova - 25 people from different regions of Moldova met in Chisinau from 29 th of May to 1 st of June 2018 to attend a pilot training of trainers (ToT) on empowerment and political participation of women, a first of its kind in Moldova. The training, organized by UN Women (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment) aims to provide three key aspects for women candidates in elections: knowledge, skills and confidence. Asya Varbanova, the Acting... More

In Moldova, students discuss gender bias, and dare to dream

Monday, May 28, 2018

More than 100 college students and professors recently took part in UN Women Moldova organised discussions on gender equality and ending violence against women. The talks were part of You know you can , a month-long UN Women in Moldova campaign that that challenged gender stereotypes and encouraged women and girls to assert themselves as leaders and professionals in all fields, and to fight gender bias and choose any career they wished. More

“Harnessing the full potential of women and men leads to a substantial economic growth of the country”

Friday, May 25, 2018

Lilia Pascal, Head of Division of policies for ensuring equality between women and men, MoHLSP. Credit: UN Women/ Ramin Mazur  During January - May 2018, UN Women Moldova, together with the Partnership for Development Center and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection (MoHLSP), organized the ‘Support for Gender Coordination Groups’ Program. Implemented with the financial support of the Swedish Government, the program aimed to increase capacities to... More

Moldova and Georgia exchange best practices in implementing the UN Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security

Friday, May 25, 2018

Moldova and Georgia exchange best practices in implementing the UN Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security More

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