- Gender equality and women’s empowerment (27)
- Leadership and political participation (12)
- Ending violence against women and girls (8)
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (6)
- UNiTE campaign (5)
- Gender-responsive budgeting (3)
- Gender equality and inequality (3)
- UN Security Council resolution 1325 (2)
- Economic empowerment (2)
- Innovation and technology (2)
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Friday, May 15, 2020
During an online round table session under the generic #DemocracyTalks: “Women’s leadership in pandemic context: a perspective of women leaders at local level”, more than 50 women leaders from across the country discussed a gender-focused response to the COVID-19 crisis and shared the experiences on combating immediate and long-term effects of the pandemic at the grassroots level.
Friday, May 8, 2020
The equipment and products are donated under the “EVA - Promoting Gender Equality in Cahul and Ungheni districts” Program funded by the European Union, co-financed by UN Women Moldova and implemented in partnership with UNICEF Moldova.
Friday, May 8, 2020
"Men engage" is an awareness-raising initiative on the importance of equal involvement of men in household responsibilities and childcare in the context of Covid-19, launched by UNFPA Moldova and UN Women Moldova as part of the UN Moldova response to the pandemic.
Monday, May 4, 2020
Regardless of the social, political or health situation, notwithstanding quarantine, the social assistance system must be functional at any time. Social workers and assistants need to be able to fulfill their roles of supporting people in distress, visiting families and people with disabilities and helping all of them to cope with their varied obstacles.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
A second lot of assistance in the form of 28,000 protective coveralls of about $ 174 thousand worth was donated this week to the 36 territorial social assistance structures across the country through the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Moldova with the financial support of Sweden.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
The first lot of personal protection equipment (PPE) in the value of 23 500 USD containing locally produced respiratory protection masks and disinfectant solutions was delivered this week to 36 Territorial structures of social assistance across the country.
Friday, April 3, 2020
In the context of the COVID-19 outbreak, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN) with the support of Sweden and together with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the Republic of Moldova delivered today a lot of essential products for approximately 250 women victims and survivors of violence, including those with children, who are beneficiaries of the assistance centers across the country.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
In the context of world-wide pandemic due to the new corona virus COVID-19, announced by WHO on 12 March 2020, Moldova faces the constant increase of cases of infection.
Saturday, March 7, 2020
2020 is an important milestone for gender equality. Not just for women and girls, but for everyone who wants to live in a fairer world that leaves no one behind. It’s the year of the Generation Equality, where we are mobilizing to realize women’s rights, and to mark 25 years of implementing the Beijing Platform for Action.
Friday, March 6, 2020
The year 2020 is a pivotal year for advancing gender equality worldwide, as the global community takes stock of progress made for women’s rights since the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
On March 4, 2020, in Chisinau, ”I am Generation Equality: Inter-generation dialogue” event launched the campaign dedicated to International Women's Day. The event was organized by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment (UN Women).
Friday, December 20, 2019
The access to ICT and to the Internet is not equal. The share of households led by women who have a computer and Internet access is by 11.7 p.p. lower than of households led by men. Moreover, the differences grow with time: the access to computers and Internet of households led by men grows faster than of households led by women. These are some of the conclusions of the study “Women and Men in the Information and Communication Technologies Sector (ICT), presented...