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The priorities established by the 65th Commission on the Status of Women

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

The 65th Commission on the Status of Women that took place in March had the goal to discuss the effective participation of women in the decision-making processes and the elimination of violence for gender equality and empowerment of women and girls.

#YOUthdemand: A new edition of Gender Debates Café organized by UN Women Moldova

Sunday, March 28, 2021

The event, which will take place online, will have as guests people active in their communities and people involved in promoting gender equality and participation of women in decision-making processes in their society. Thus, the guests of this edition are: Anastasia Suslov, Activist and Founder of Fridays for Future, Balti Petru Grecu, Director of the Chisinau Municipal Youth Center Romanița Rădița, Member of the Local Youth Council from Drochia Zahari Dolomanji, Director of...

UN Women Moldova and Sweden have signed a Cooperation Agreement that will allow the implementation of the Strategic Note for the period 2021-2022

Friday, March 19, 2021

Signing of the Cooperation Agreement between UN Women Moldova and Sweden, which took place on February 25 2021, in Chisinau, will allow the implementation of the Strategic Note proposed by UN Women for the period 2021-2022. As part of this cooperation, UN Women will receive financial support from Sweden to advance gender equality, but also to encourage the advancement of living conditions for the most vulnerable parts of the population.

Women MPs initiative: teachers employed under the individual fixed-term contract will benefit from paid annual leave

Friday, March 19, 2021

Teachers from educational institutions employed under the individual fixed-term employment contract, for at least one year of study or one academic year, will benefit from annual paid leave, as well as from the leave allowance.

Elena and Vera’s pandemic: two women fighting to overcome difficulties

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Elena and Vera are over 30 years old. They live in the countryside. Both have children, and the pandemic has not bypassed them. But the pandemic is not their only challenge and the women are not afraid. They have faced even greater difficulties in life, so, armed with patience and faith, they are sure that they will overcome these less happy times. The village of Zagarancea is four kilometres from the centre of Ungheni. We are entering the village. We advance to the lofty stadium, then...

Gender Debates Café: Celebrating the immense efforts made by women during the pandemic

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Gender Debates Café: Celebrating the immense efforts made by women during the pandemic

Video: ”I decide. It's time for equality!"

Monday, March 8, 2021

In 2021, UN Women celebrates the tremendous efforts by women around the world in fighting for their rights during the pandemic. In this context, a video aiming to show the diversity of activities a woman can do during this critical period was launched.

Dominika Stojanoska: We need a world where decisions about our future are being taken by women and men equally

Friday, March 5, 2021

Dominika Stojanoska, UN Women Representative to Moldova. Photo credits: Aurel Obreja | UN Women Moldova However, the socio-economic impact of the pandemic has been disproportionally affecting women, as they have been bearing the increased burden of unpaid care work during the lockdown, have endured increased economic insecurity being mostly employed in the sectors heavily impacted by restrictive measures and have been enduring increased incidence of domestic violence. At the same time,...

Kristine Kvam, technical director in a Norwegian company, about what it’s like to lead a team of men and about the role of virtual reality in eliminating violence against women and girls

Monday, February 22, 2021

Kristine Kvam, February 27, 2021. Photo Credits: UN Women Moldova The collaboration between UN Women and Kristine started in 2018, when she was involved in a programme dedicated to eliminating violence against women and girls. “I have developed a pilot project in order to test the use of virtual reality in training police officers to efficiently intervene in cases of violence against women”. By staging a role play situation, the participants at the activity for testing virtual...

Girls in STEM: Vladlena Timofti, on her experience as a future aeronautical engineer

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Girls in STEM: Vladlena Timofti, on her experience as a future aeronautical engineer

Andriana Zaslaveț on how to end domestic violence and her motivation for helping other women through her own example

Monday, February 1, 2021

“Within this programme, I have participated as a positive champion. This means that a woman who went through domestic violence goes on to talk about what violence means, how she experienced it and how this vicious cycle could be broken”, says Andriana. According to her, the positive champions are the ones who can come with solutions for improving the legislation, who know much better all the challenges from personal experience when they accessed essential services. She...

Women’s empowerment in IT: The stories of 5 women who succeeded in IT

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

They are motivated professionals who are not afraid of challenges, and nobody would say that this field is unsuitable for them. We are talking about women who have developed a career in IT, who have just started a new job, or just dropped out of other faculties, or quit other jobs, and started to explore the „world of codes”. Secure jobs, decent working conditions, spacious offices, or the opportunity to work wherever they are, tempt hundreds of women to show that they can make a change in society, and the technological progress enhances their chances to show that they can deal successfully with chalenges related to this field.

Comic and cartoon competition GENERATION EQUALITY: PICTURE IT!

Monday, January 18, 2021

Generation Equality – Picture It! UN Women, the European Commission, Belgium, France and Mexico launch a global Comic and Cartoon Competition

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".

Districts of Cahul and Ungheni – future champions in promoting gender equality

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

In 2020, UN Women Moldova, in partnership with UNICEF, began implementing the EVA project – ‘Promoting Gender Equality in Cahul and Ungheni Districts’, funded by the European Union.

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”.

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