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Gender equality in the workplace: a free training opportunity during the holidays

Thursday, December 24, 2020

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment (UN Women) in collaboration with CODIFUN and with financial support from Sweden offers a free winter holiday training opportunity for girls and women. This is an online training course entitled "Gender equality in the workplace".

A mural of almost 700 m2 dedicated to the solidarity against gender-based violence has been inaugurated in Chisinau

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Starting on 25th of November, when the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign was launched, “Urban Spirit Family” NGO team coordinated by Inna Jeleascova aka iZZY iZVNE artist and together with the White Tigers Crew team, worked on painting of the Chisinau Electric Transport Company (RTEC) wall with the images related to Gender Equality and Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls.

The first part of the mentorship programme dedicated to civil society organizations and survivors of violence involved in eliminating violence has been successfully completed

Saturday, December 5, 2020

The first part of the mentorship programme dedicated to civil society organizations and survivors of violence involved in eliminating violence has been successfully completed

The "16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence" Campaign in Ungheni

Friday, December 4, 2020

December 4 was a day full of activities in Ungheni - aimed at raising awareness on the issue of violence against women and children, they involved adolescents from Ungheni, local public authorities, as well as the general public.

The "16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence" Campaign in Cahul

Thursday, December 3, 2020

December 3 was a day full of activities in Cahul - aimed at raising awareness on the issue of violence against women and children, they involved adolescents from Cahul, local public authorities, as well as the general public.

Local and district community initiatives of women councilors at first mandate were presented at the #DemocracyTalks roundtable

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Women councilors, involved in the capacity building program on good governance, human rights and gender equality, participated today in the Roundtable for sharing the successful initiatives, best practices and positive examples “#DemocracyTalks „Women’s leadership at local level”.

Eight CSOs have received support from the EU to promote gender equality and combat violence against women and children in Cahul and Ungheni districts

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

More than € 1.5 million has been provided to eight civil society organizations to promote gender equality, empower women and combat violence against women and children. Financial support is provided within the EVA Project – Strengthened gender action in Cahul and Ungheni districts, funded by the European Union and implemented by UN Women in partnership with UNICEF.

UN Women Moldova has illuminated in orange public buildings in Chisinau and other regions as a sign of solidarity, aiming at eliminating violence against women

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Under the slogan “Orange the world” and with the aim to raise the public awareness about violence against women, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, in the Republic of Moldova, has been launched by UN Women Moldova on 25th of November with the illumination of the Parliament, as a sign of solidarity for a brighter future.

United against violence - UN family in Moldova kicks off the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

The United Nations in Moldova in partnership with Public Authorities, the International Community and the Civil Society is joining the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence against Women campaign that marks the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (25 November to 10 December 2020) under the global theme, “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!".

Orange the World: United against gender-based violence – a shadow pandemic during COVID-19 global crisis

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

“In the context of COVID-19, we have a collective responsibility to explore innovative solutions to build back a society that leaves no one behind, where women and girls are empowered and live life free of violence” – Dominika Stojanoska, UN Women Moldova Country Representative

New economic empowerment initiative will create livelihood opportunities to more than 300 women in Moldova

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The signing ceremony of the partnership agreement between UN Women and ODIMM  Under UN Women’s regional project ‘Responding to the urgent needs of women and girls in marginalized and vulnerable situation exacerbated by COVID-19 in Europe and Central Asia’ (June 2020 to May 2021), a component in the Republic of Moldova is enhancing women’s resilience with improved access to new sources of income and livelihood opportunities, as well as enhanced women...

Gender equality discussed at an international scientific-practical conference in online format

Friday, October 30, 2020

The subject of the on-line event was the 20th anniversary of the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1305 on Women, Peace and Security.

“Inequalities provoked me to start changing things” - Dominika Stojanoska, UN Women Moldova Country Representative

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

UN Women Moldova Country Representative, Dominika Stojanoska, on achievements in gender equality agenda, women’s empowerment and elimination of violence against women and girls

On International Day of Rural Women, discover stories of 3 women mayors from Moldovan rural localities who told us how they gained the trust of citizens

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Elena Neaga is the mayor of Balasesti commune in Singerei district, that is located about 100 km away from Chisinau, the capital of Moldova. Elena got elected in 2019 and is not only the first female mayor in Balasesti, since the independence of the Republic of Moldova, but she is also the first young woman mayor. „Initially, many of locals were skeptical about a woman mayor, but now most have radically changed their minds. If more women are in leadership positions, our country will be...

There are only a few girls who choose to practice martial arts in the Republic of Moldova. Stereotypes are one of the main reasons

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Girls around the world have the right to safety, education, health and free choice in terms of future career or hobby, regardless of stereotypes that are deeply rooted in our society. On the International Day of the Girl Child, we would like to share with you the story of Ana Maria Stratu, the young woman who, although faced many stereotypes when she chose to practice karate, has great accomplishments and is training now other girls passionate about this type of sport. Ana Maria is also one of the organisers of the annual Karate-do festival, which was supported this year by UN Women and Sweden.

Hundreds of women’s rights advocates from Eastern Europe and the Caucasus demand systemic change to realize women’s rights for an equal future

Monday, October 5, 2020

On 6 October, feminists and women’s rights advocates from Eastern Europe and the Caucasus are coming together in a virtual consultation to assess the progress achieved towards commitments made in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most visionary agenda for the human rights of women and girls.

COVID-19: Moldova has two measures in place to protect women against violence and should tackle more social and economic impacts, UN Women-UNDP tracker shows

Monday, September 28, 2020

UN Women and UNDP’s newly launched COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker shows the social protection and jobs response to the pandemic has largely overlooked women’s needs.

Registration for the third edition of the National IT Training Program for Women has begun. Go ahead and register!

Friday, September 25, 2020

To support gender equality and women’s professional realization in IT sector in the Republic of Moldova, the third edition of the National IT Training Program for Women was launched. This year, about 200 participants who aspire to a successful career in an innovative and booming field – information technology, are expected to attend the courses. The program is implemented by the National Association of ICT Companies (ATIC) with the financial support of Sweden and UN Women (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) under the ‘Empowering Women in IT’ Project.

Roma population is affected disproportionately by the COVID-19 pandemic

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic determined a number of negative changes and impacts on the population. The pandemic affected Roma people in a disproportionate way and this is mainly due to their low standard of living and to the phenomenon of pronounced social marginalisation. These are the findings of ‘The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Roma Population’, a research performed by the Roma National Center in partnership with UN Women and funded by Sweden.

Everything you need to know about pushing for equal pay

Friday, September 18, 2020

Workers around the world look forward to payday. A paycheck may bring a sense of relief, satisfaction, or joy, but it can also represent an injustice-an expression of persistent inequalities between men and women in the workplace. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, in the Republic of Moldova, the salary of men is 14.4% higher compared to the average salary of women.

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