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Sexual harassment awareness month marked in April 2021. How to recognize this phenomenon

Friday, April 30, 2021

Developing and launching informative campaigns aiming at ensuring that each person is aware of how abusive behaviours manifest themselves and how to report them, represent an important step towards preventing this phenomenon. At the same time, it is an important step towards learning how to behave in case we become survivors or witnesses of such abusive situations. As Sexual Awareness Month is marked worldwide annually in April, this year, we reiterate the necessity of recognizing abusive...

Diana Crudu: If tomorrow women refuse to harvest, to tie the grapevines, to milk, the entire agriculture of the Republic of Moldova will be paralyzed

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Almost all over the world, agriculture is associated primarily with women. According to global reports published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the majority of women from developing countries, directly involved in the economic environment, are agricultural workers. However, even though women represent the majority, at the global level, they face systemic gender-based obstacles which limit their opportunities to start their own business, disadvantaging them in comparison with men.

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.

What do young people demand for achieving gender equality and why do we need a more inclusive society. Learn more about the young participants of the first two editions of Gender Debates Café ​

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The young people who participated in the first two editions of Gender Debates Café organised during March, are promoters of feminist values, actively working on the implementation of projects facilitating ideas exchange, enhancement of feminist movements image and the necessity to make them more visible both in their communities and at national level.

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...

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.

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