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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

‘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

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

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

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

“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

[CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST] UN Women Moldova invites to a training of trainers in the area of women in leadership

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Photo: UN Programme "Women in politics"  UN Women Moldova will organize a pilot Training of Trainers to build capacities of women political candidates. Therefore, UN Women is launching a selection procedure targeting trainers and experts on gender equality, elections and women’s political participation working in the Republic of Moldova. The training programme strives to provide three equally important foundations for potential leaders: knowledge, skills and confidence. It... More

Dads from Moldova and Sweden: A photo exhibit that challenges stereotypes, showing men alone with their kids

Monday, April 30, 2018

In Moldova, widespread patriarchal attitudes and gender-based stereotypes perpetuate the idea that women are responsible for child and home care, with fathers expected to be breadwinners. To challenge this widespread notion, the Embassy of Sweden organised in partnership with the UN in Moldova the photo exhibition Dads from Moldova and Sweden. Held in a commercial centre in Chisinau, from 17-30 April 2018, Dads from Moldova and Sweden depicts in compelling images Moldovan and Swedish fathers... More

“Virtual Reality could bring new solutions to issues such as ending violence against women”

Monday, April 30, 2018

Virtual reality applications are popular for 3D games, but more and more they are effectively used to train first responders in emergency situations, medical professionals, aviators, military staff and others. As part of its innovation initiatives, UN Women Moldova are testing the use of virtual reality to train police officers for an efficient response to cases of violence against women. To find out more about the use of virtual reality in solving social issues, we spoke with Bjorn Bakken,... More

[CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST] UN Women Moldova invites to a training on Gender Budget Watchdog reporting

Friday, April 27, 2018

UN Women Moldova invites civil society organizations working in Moldova to participate in the first training program on Gender Budget Watchdog Reporting. More

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