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200 First-Mandate Women Councillors Will Be Able to Attend a Training Program in the Area of LPA and Gender Equality

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

200 First-Mandate Women Councillors Will Be Able to Attend a Training Program in the Area of LPA and Gender Equality

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.

UN Women and the Government of Japan gearing up to empower women affected by COVID-19 in the Republic of Moldova

Thursday, June 4, 2020

UN Women and the Government of Japan gearing up to empower women affected by COVID-19 in the Republic of Moldova

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.

Over 50 women leaders from various districts of the Republic of Moldova met online for #DemocracyTalks to share their experiences as front liners in the crisis

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.

Alina Andronache: Vlogging for gender equality in the Republic of Moldova

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Alina Andronache, an activist and vlogger for gender equality, remembers what started her on the path to a life of activism. Although she was raised in a family where her parents believed in gender equality and gave her the same education as her brother, as Alina grew up she began to understand that society had a different point of view on the matter. “From a young age I noticed that there were many stereotypes regarding how boys and girls should look and how they should behave,”...

70 localities from Cahul and Ungheni districts will benefit from protective equipment and basic commodities to use in preventing domestic and gender-based violence

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.

Men Engage – new social media challenge encourages equal participation of men in domestic and childcare activities

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.

The experience of civil society organizations from Romania and the Republic of Moldova in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: challenges and good practices

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Informative video session organized under the collaboration agreement with A.L.E.G, facilitated by UN Women and financed by Sweden The participants shared information on local support systems for domestic violence, operating during the pandemic, as well as the local response to COVID-19 and impact of this pandemic on women. Informative video session organized under the collaboration agreement with A.L.E.G, facilitated by UN Women and financed by Sweden The Ambassador of Sweden to...

Social workers are the invisible people that do a huge amount of work for the society, including for vulnerable people

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.

28,000 protective coveralls were provided by Sweden and UN Women Moldova for 3,279 social workers from all over the country

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.

Gender equality starts with you: Nine ways you can keep up your activism from your couch

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

As everyone does their part to slow the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing and isolation, we’re sharing some of the best ways we know to support gender equality in your homes and in the world, without leaving the safety of your own home, or your couch.

UN Women Moldova and Sweden provide personal protection equipment for more than 3 thousand social assistants and social workers across the country

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.

Violence against women and girls: the shadow pandemic

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

With 90 countries in lockdown, four billion people are now sheltering at home from the global contagion of COVID-19. It’s a protective measure, but it brings another deadly danger. We see a shadow pandemic growing, of violence against women.

In response to COVID 19, two UN agencies teamed up to support women affected by gender-based violence

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.

COVID-19 messages to support women from the Republic of Moldova

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.

Paying attention to women’s needs and leadership will strengthen COVID-19 response

Monday, March 23, 2020

A few time after The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic and robust measures around the world attempt to contain its spread, social impact of the Novel Coronavirus is hitting women hard.

Elena Crasmari: How a Moldovan woman with disabilities fought for her rights and won an election

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Elena Crasmari’s story is part of a new web series, “25 Women”, produced by  UN Women Europe and Central Asia , as part of the Generation Equality campaign, marking the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. Thirty-five-year-old Elena Crasmari was fed up with not being able to access the medical centre in her home village of Dolna, a rural community of 1,155 people, some 53 kilometres from the Republic of Moldova’s capital city of...

Checklist for COVID-19 response by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér

Friday, March 20, 2020

UN Headquarters and UN Women offices around the world are either closed or have stringent restrictions on staff access. But the UN continues working 100 per cent and more as we react to COVID-19, something we were prepared for. An important task for UN Women at this time is following the political and economic response to the virus.

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