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UN Women Moldova and the Organisation for Small and Medium Enterprise Sector Development (ODIMM) have signed a collaboration agreement

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

On September 7th 2021, UN Women Moldova and the Organisation for Small and Medium Enterprise Sector Development (ODIMM) have signed a collaboration agreement in order to support women who already have or intend to launch their own businesses. According to the agreement, women will be supported both in launching and developing their businesses, as well as in creating long-lasting relationships among businesswomen and service providers both from rural and urban areas.

Adapting the course “Harmonious family relationships” for secondary school students

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The lack of educational programmes designed for youth, oriented towards creating harmonious and durable families, where all problems are being analyzed and solved in a nonviolent way, made “La Strada” specialists elaborate a curriculum for the optional discipline “Harmonious family relationships” designed for 10th – 12th grades students.

17 civil society organizations promoting gender equality received capacity-building grants

Friday, September 10, 2021

Representatives of 17 civil society organisations who received grants amounting to 10 000 USD participated at the ceremony. The beneficiary organisations have been selected within a small grants competition launched by UN Women Moldova for civil society organisations in the field of elimination of violence against women and girls, and women in leadership and governance. The grants are intended to bring a transformative change to the CSOs that will be supported to develop gender-sensitive...

The mathematical olympiad medalist Adelina Andrei: it is very important to contribute to the empowerment of women and girls by example

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The mathematical olympiad medalist Adelina Andrei: it is very important to contribute to the empowerment of women and girls by example

12 New communities will become gender equality champions in Cahul and Ungheni

Friday, August 20, 2021

During the event, Memorandums of Cooperation were officially signed with local public authorities from  Pelinei, Cucoara, Alexanderfeld, Vadul lui Isac, Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Baurci-Moldoveni from Cahul district and Cornești village, Cornești town, Costuleni, Sculeni, Teșcureni, Valea Mare from Ungheni district. The mayors of these settlements, future gender equality champions, received sets of IT equipment consisting of a laptop, a docking station to connect to large...

Murals dedicated to Gender Equality in 18 Communities from Cahul and Ungheni districts

Friday, August 13, 2021

Murals and graffiti dedicated to gender equality and fighting violence against girls and women were made in Alexanderfeld, Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Andrușul de Jos, Cucoara, Larga Nouă, Pelinei, Slobozia Mare, Vadul lui Isac and Văleni from Cahul district and Cornești town and villages of Cornești, Costuleni, Rădenii Vechi, Teșcureni, communes of Măcărești, Mănoilești, Pîrlița and Sculeni from Ungheni district.

Young women entrepreneurs from the Republic of Moldova support the local market with healthy lifestyle promoting businesses

Thursday, August 12, 2021

On the eve of the International Youth Day, two young women entrepreneurs from the Republic of Moldova spoke to UN Women about how they managed to start and run their businesses, promoting local, healthy products.

Young women entrepreneurs from the Republic of Moldova support the local market with healthy lifestyle promoting businesses

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Women entrepreneurs increasingly succeed overcoming outdated gender stereotypes that poses obstacles for them over the years. This story is about two young women entrepreneurs who started their own businesses in the Republic of Moldova, promoting a healthy lifestyle, and using local products. One of them is Nadejda Hadjivu. The young entrepreneur, founder of the business “Moft Dulce”, came back to the Republic of Moldova after living in the United States of America for a while....

Young people from Moldova have participated in a national gender equality mentoring programme

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Over 25 young people from Moldova have participated in the „Youth for gender equality” mentoring programme. The programme took place during September 2020 – July 2021. The initiative belongs to UN Women Moldova, being financed by Sweden and implemented by Genderdoc-M and « Femei pentru Femei » NGO.

A mural dedicated to gender equality has been inaugurated in Chisinau

Friday, July 16, 2021

UN Women Moldova has inaugurated a mural dedicated to gender equality in Chisinau. The event took place on July 15th, at the Technical University of Moldova (TUM). Entitled „The time for equality is now”, the mural illustrates a world in which gender equality has been achieved, where everyone can obtain all they wish for, regardless of gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation. The mural focuses on using art as a catalyst for promoting gender equality, in the context of the Generation Equality Forum which took place in Paris, at the end of June.

Graffiti murals dedicated to promoting gender equality and combating violence against girls and women in Cahul and Ungheni districts

Thursday, July 15, 2021

24 localities in Ungheni and Cahul districts will promote gender equality and raise awareness of gender-based violence through a large project dedicated to wall art (graffiti). In close collaboration with local authorities and the Urban Spirit, the campaign to raise awareness through mural art – Equality through art will begin this July. It will include a series of online and offline activities to promote gender equality, combat gender stereotypes, as well as encouraging girls and women suffering from violence to speak out and report cases of violence.

Semnare colaborare La Strada

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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UN Women Moldova is launching a photo exhibition dedicated to gender equality activists

Monday, July 5, 2021

Generation Equality Photo Exhibition. Credit: Stela Donțu The photo exhibition entitled „Generation Equality” illustrates efforts made to achieve gender equality, from an intergenerational point of view. Within the exhibition, 20 portraits of gender equality activists and militants from different generations are presented. These are activists who followed the World Conference on Women in Beijing from 1995 but also those participating in the Paris Forum. Each...

Tatiana Cebanenco: This assistance came in a difficult period for me

Monday, June 28, 2021

Tatiana Cebanenco. Credit: UN Women Moldova As many other vulnerable families on the left bank of the Nistru river, some months ago, Tatiana Cebanenco benefited from assistance provided by UN Women Moldova. Among products of first need offered within this initiative, the beneficiaries received food packages, hygiene products and personal protection equipment. „This assistance came in a very difficult period for me. I had no job and almost no money. These packages, in...

Varvara Frantuz: That period was a difficult one, and we received a timely assistance

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Varvara says that she experienced a lot of difficult situations in her life but the COVID-19 pandemic was the most difficult crisis. Because of restrictions she had to limit her activities but still, she says, „I always protected myself wearing a mask. I have never been infected, even if I went to markets”.   In April and May, UN Women Moldova and OHCHR Moldova, with financial support from Austrian Development Agency (ADA) from Austrian Development Cooperation funds, via...

Veronica Ternavschi: Integrating gender dimension in eco-activism will bring changes

Friday, June 4, 2021

5th of June marks World Environment Day. On this occasion, we discussed with Veronica Ternavschi, a member of the social enterprise „TEP – Tinerii Pentru ECO Plastic” (Youth for ECO Plastic). She talked about the initiatives implemented by her team, about challenges eco-activists face in the Republic of Moldova and about how it feels to be a girl in eco-activism.

Signing of a collaboration agreement between the Academy of Public Administration and UN Women Moldova on gender mainstreaming in the field of public administration

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

On 20 May 2021, UN Women Moldova and the Academy of Public Administration of the Republic of Moldova signed an agreement on the implementation of a project aiming at providing an extended support for strengthening the capacities of the representatives of central and local public authorities in gender mainstreaming.

Elena Neiculov: The pandemic forced us to learn how to communicate online

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Though the weather was quite fickle, with rains and sleet, I had not given up on the idea to reach Zirnesti, a commune in Cahul district, that includes also Paicu and Tretesti villages. The commune is only 14 km away from Cahul and 152 km from the capital city of Moldova. And here we are at the beginning of this wonderful spring day,...

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

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4100 families from vulnerable groups will receive COVID-19 aid packages

Thursday, May 6, 2021

COVID-19 has aggravated existing Systemic inequalities, and people from vulnerable groups are now in a more precarious condition than before the pandemic. As a rule, these are persons with disabilities, elderly people, Roma people, vulnerable families, children who do not receive care from their parrents, as well as people experiencing extreme poverty, especially women and girls in precarious conditions. As the situation is still tough, challenges these groups are facing still persist, keeping...

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