Launch of the "Women in Finance" Project – A Major Step in Promoting Gender Equality in Moldova's Financial Sector and National Financial Education
The underrepresentation of women in leadership roles, the gender pay gap, and limited access to financial resources are among the main barriers that prevent women’s full participation in the financial sector. Learn more
UN Women and Moldova State University Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Promote Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
The Moldova State University (USM) and UN Women have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen joint efforts and collaboration to promote gender equality and combat violence against women and girls. Learn more
UN Women’s Executive Board visits Moldova to witness progress on gender equality
From 14 to 18 May, UN Women’s Executive Board undertook its first field visit to the Republic of Moldova to observe the country office’s initiatives on the ground and their impact. Learn more
Event held on implementing UNSCR 1325 in Moldova
On 21 May 2024, Moldova’s Ministry of Internal Affairs held an event on implementing United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS). Learn more
Roundtable held to discuss new regional service for victims of sexual violence
On 25 April 2024, UN Women held a roundtable to discuss Moldova’s first Regional Integrated Service for Victims of Sexual Violence, presenting results from its first six months of operation. Learn more
Highlights
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In the words of Tatiana Cheptonar: “Creating a safe and friendly space allows survivors to feel accepted and respected.”

For the past six months, Tatiana Cheptonar has been working as a psychologist at the Regional Integrated Service for Victims of Sexual Violence in the city of Ungheni, Moldova. Since its launch, the service has assisted 23 victims of violence, and in 47 per cent of these cases, women received crisis assistance within the first four days of the crime taking place. Tatiana describes her daily work serving these survivors, a commitment that requires professionalism and empathy.

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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.

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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.