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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 "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

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...

Three women with disabilities who made difference in local elections

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

In order to share the stories of women with disabilities who run in local elections, about the barriers they faced, as well as about their achievements, and to break down stereotypes regarding the political participation of women from under-represented groups, UN Women Moldova in partnership with "Niste Filme" Production House, and with financial support from Sweden – produced 3 documentaries that tell the story of 3 women candidates with disabilities who ran for the position of local councilor.

70 thousand followers overnight. Meet Victor, a 17-years old youngster from Moldova who advocates online for feminism and equality

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Victor Leca, a 17-year-old vlogger from Chisinau, has acquired in a short time-span more than 70 thousand followers and over 2 million likes on the worldwide popular social network TikTok that also rapidly gains popularity among young people from the Republic of Moldova. In the short videos that Victor is uploading on his TikTok account he tackles matters of feminism, gender equality and tolerance, and is fighting gender stereotypes.

Moldovan women affected by domestic violence are more vulnerable during the COVID-19 crisis

Friday, August 7, 2020

The restrictions required because of the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to the increase in the number of cases of violence against women, while many shelters had to close their doors for safety reasons. In this context, the lack of resources and communication channels to report the cases of violence and access essential support services, as well as the constant presence of the aggressors exacerbated the vulnerability of women and children victims of domestic and gender-based violence.

Although more women involve in entrepreneurship, their potential is not fully capitalized

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Only one-third of companies are managed and owned by women, according to an analysis of the National Bureau of Statistics, UN Women and UNDP.

Ten years of UN Women. Ten promoters of Gender Equality from UN Women Moldova

Thursday, July 2, 2020

On July 2, 2010, at the United Nations General Assembly, a historic decision was unanimously voted - the establishment of the United Nations agency dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and women's empowerment (UN Women).

Results of the assessment on how COVID-19 impacts the social and economic life in terms of gender equality

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

UN Women Moldova and Centre "Partnership for Development" (CPD) presented the results of the research on how COVID-19 impacts the social and economic live in terms of gender equality.

How to reduce gender inequalities in the response to COVID-19 by respecting Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs)

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak is having a serious impact on people around the world and increasingly affecting Moldova, with the more long-term implications still unknown. Businesses (and through them) their employees, suppliers and customers are also affected, creating a difficult time for many organizations.

In the COVID-19 response UN Women Moldova and Sweden support local businesses run by women

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Sweden and UN Women Moldova provided 28,000 units of protective equipment to social assistance staff from 36 territorial departments throughout the country. The coveralls and masks were purchased from three local companies run by women. Thus, the procurements provided financial support both to factories and to employees who kept their jobs and salaries during this time of crisis provoked by COVID-19. At the same time, textile enterprises took steps to help front-line workers.

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