Invest in women: UN Women launches the International Women's Day Campaign
UN Women has launched the Campaign dedicated to International Women's Day. The event, themed "Invest in women: Stories of empowerment" organized by UN Women with financial support from the European Union and Sweden, reiterated the importance of investing in women Learn more
Moldova marks event to promote gender equality in the financial sector
On 4 March, UN Women, the Moldova Stock Exchange and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) organized the first-ever "Ring the Bell for Gender Equality" event in Moldova expressing a shared commitment to promoting gender equality in the financial sector. Learn more
Why investing in women is a human rights issue
Investing in women is both an economic imperative and a human rights issue. It is a human rights issue because the global economic and financial systems are complicit in perpetuating gender inequality. At the same time, financial resources are required to overcome these challenges and build a world that enables all women to realize their rights. Learn more
Regional dialogue aims to reduce women’s poverty and advance gender equality in Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine
On February 20, 2024, more than 120 representatives from the ministries, civil society, academia and private sector in Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine came together to discuss Learn more
Moldova’s National Agency for the Prevention and Combating of Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence shares its priorities and commitments
On 20 February 2024, the National Agency for the Prevention and Combating of Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence presented its priorities and commitments at the Government of Moldova’s premises in Chișinău. Learn more
Evghenia Hutsuleac - impact story
Resilience through technology: The professional transformation of a refugee woman

Upon arriving in Moldova, refugee women from Ukraine face a series of obstacles, including the need to adapt to a new reality and find financial stability. In 2023, over 200 women from Moldova and Ukraine participated in the "Women in Online Work" (WoW) programme, taking advantage of opportunities for their personal development and professional requalification. One of the participants was Evghenia Hutsuliak, a refugee from Odessa, Ukraine, who crossed the border in hopes of finding a safe place for herself and her two children.

Ana Bradu
Passion and sustainability: Ana Bradu's journey to running a successful eco-friendly business

In a society increasingly aware of climate change, success stories on environmentally friendly products are becoming beacons of inspiration. One such remarkable story is that of Ana Bradu, the founder of Green Pack Moldova. An entrepreneur with a clear vision for a sustainable future, Ana owns a business focused on ecological packaging: compostable shopping and trash bags, cotton bags, disposable paper and sugarcane tableware, paper drinking straws and other eco-friendly products. Through her determination, Ana demonstrates that it is possible to protect the environment while developing viable and responsible business solutions.

lilia sava
Take Five: “When you have a well-defined goal, all the objectives you set are achievable”

In the digital era, an increasing number of girls and women are choosing to study STEM and/or ICT fields. Teachers play a significant role in this trend, encouraging and promoting this path. To commemorate International Education Day, we explore how educators can inspire young women to opt for a career in fields perceived as male-dominated. We also spoke with Dr. Lilia Sava, Dean of the Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications at the Technical University of Moldova, about how education contributes to building an equal and inclusive society.