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On the global level, one in three girls will be affected by violence during her lifetime. In the Republic of Moldova, according to the study “Violence against women in the family” (NBS, 2011), 6 out of 10 women faced psychological, physical or sexual violence from their husbands or partners. And because violence is not only women’s issue, but of the entire society where this phenomenon exists, in 2019, UN Women Moldova aims to break the most common myths around violence...
Positive Champion - The person who broke the norm and found ways to achieve greater results with the same resources. This term was coined by the women from Moldova who overcame violence and who are helping other women do the same.
In Moldova, violence against women is widespread and systemic phenomenon. According to the research undertaken by the National Bureau of Statistics there are more than 63 percent of women and girls aged 15-65 who have experienced at least one form of violence during their lifetime.