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The Courage of Those 1,000 Women or Why the Future IT Sector Will be Inflected for Feminine

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

They come from different fields and are of different ages, but they all have taken the same firm decision – to radically change their careers, learning a new profession from scratch. And not just any profession, but that of the future, demanded on the labour market and well paid, that was reserved, until recently, only for men. An ‘army’ of 1,000 women equipped with a mouse and a keyboard has declared `a war` against the stereotypes and is about to change the IT image in Moldova for good.

UN Women Launches a Political Training Program for Women with Disabilities!

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The program, which will take place between January and August 2019, consists of three training modules and aims at training women with disabilities from different communities in Moldova to run for positions in local councils and preparing them to face the challenges of such an activity. ‘For now, we have no data on the number of women with disabilities who stood so far for local elections or on how many women won a position in local councils. This is why we decided to launch the political training program for women with disabilities. In all areas of life, women are not represented to the same extent as men. We want therefore to show that we have a lot of capable, independent, free women who are brave and can make decisions, and that they must be supported to enter those areas where they aren’t present’, said Elena Ratoi, UN Women Program Officer.

Moldovan Journalists Learned more about Swedish Organisations’ Best Practices in Promoting Gender Equality

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Seven journalists from print, online and audiovisual media outlets, finalists of the ‘Click for Gender Equality’ Media Program participated in a study visit to Stockholm, Sweden. For four days, participants visited international organisations, media institutions and non-governmental organisations that promote gender equality.

“LIBERĂ”, a theater performance about prejudices and stereotypes, played in Chisinau, Moldova

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Over 700 people have attended the premiere of the theater performance „LIBERĂ” (“Free” - from Romanian), directed by Ianoș Petrașcu, at the National Philharmonic Hall in Chisinau, Moldova. The performance addresses the issue of violence against women and its repercussions on the future generation. It’s a play about patterns, written and unwritten laws of life. It is the story of a teenage girl, who faces gender stereotypes and her tumultuous path towards achieving her dream.

The best media professionals who promote gender equality have been awarded

Friday, November 30, 2018

UN Women Moldova and the Association of Independent Press (API) have awarded journalists who address gender issues professionally. The award ceremony took place within the Media Forum 2018, organized during 29-30 November.

UN Moldova launches the Campaign 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Sunday, November 25, 2018

This year, the United Nations in Moldova organizes multiple events as part of the international campaign “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence”, which takes place every year between 25 November – 10 December.

[Op-Ed] “Women survivors of violence are not only the victims. They possess solutions to this aggravated form of human rights violation”

Sunday, November 25, 2018

What do we know about Violence against Women in the world, and in the Moldovan society in particular? How does it actually affect the individuals and families, communities and the country, and the world? What was done and What can we do to stop this aggravate form of women’s human rights violations? These and other questions many individuals and organizations may ask as we approach the 16 days of activism against Gender-based violence.

Joint UN Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls

Sunday, November 25, 2018

To commemorate this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls, the Secretary-General’s UNiTE Campaign is calling upon us to stand in solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and end violence against women and girls.

The new UN Women's Civil Society Advisory Group was created

Monday, November 19, 2018

Following a rigorous selection process, UN Women established who will be the members of the new Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG) for the 2018 – 2022 period, during which the new Strategic Note of UN Women will be implemented in Moldova. Therefore, the members of the Civil Society Advisory Group are the following: Angela Frolov, Information Centre “Genderdoc-M” Emma Matreniuc, NGO Young People with Disabilities “VIVERE”, Edinet Galina Precup,...

Women from different ethnic groups are publicly appealing to the Government for genuine gender equality

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Women from different ethnic groups launched a resolution to the Government of Moldova. Credit: UN Women Moldova/ Ramin Mazur 85 women from different ethnic communities launched a resolution today, November 14, in Chișinău, at the national conference "Participation of young people and women from ethnic groups in decision-making processes", proposing solutions for the Government of Moldova that would help to ensure participation and representation of women in political and decision-making...

100 women are invited to participate in the Women's Leadership Academy, second edition

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Announcement for the selection of 100 women for the `Women 4 Leadership` Academy. Credit: UN Women Moldova/ Ramin Mazur Start to the November 2018 – May 2019 session of the `Women 4 Leadership’ Academy! Thus, women who want to attend ‘Women 4 Leadership’ Academy are invited to apply. The ‘Women 4 Leadership’ Academy proposes a complex program of support and empowerment of women interested in getting involved in the local decision-making and political...

"Click for Gender Equality" Media Programme has officially kicked off

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

25 journalists from online, print and TV media from Moldova learn about gender equality, gender-sensitive language, sexism, feminism, harassment, preventing and combating violence against women, as well as on how to reflect on gender equality issues. Journalists were selected following an open competition, based on their personal motivation and experience. Training is the first stage of the "Click for gender equality" Media Programme, launched by UN Women Moldova and the Association of...

UN Women and Coordinating Council of the Audiovisual sign a cooperation agreement for promoting gender equality in media

Monday, September 3, 2018

On September 3, 2018, in Chișinău UN Women Moldova (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) and Coordinating Council of the Audiovisual (CCA) signed a cooperation agreement for the next three years. Through this agreement, UN Women and CCA agree to achieve concrete results in promoting gender equality, combating gender stereotypes, and non-violent communication in audiovisual media products from Moldova. Asya Varbanova, country representative a.i of UN...

UN Women Moldova and the Ministry of Internal Affairs sign a cooperation agreement to further advance gender equality in internal affairs sector

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

On August 22, 2018, UN Women Moldova (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova signed a Memorandum of Understanding, aiming to achieve the objectives of the Strategy for ensuring equality between women and men in the Republic of Moldova, The National Strategy for Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, and the National Program for the Implementation of UN Security...

Moldovan Civil Society Organizations Join Forces to Promote Gender Sensitive Budgeting

Monday, August 13, 2018

About 30 members of civil society organizations, representing 20 organizations from 9 districts of Moldova, created the Platform for Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) to work together in monitoring and promoting gender responsive budgeting.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

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“Click for Gender Equality” Media Programme launched in Chisinau

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

UN Women Moldova and the Association of Independent Press (API) announce the launch of the “Click for Gender Equality” Media Programme. The 5-month programme includes trainings for journalists and members of the regulatory institutions, a journalistic contest that will culminate with a study visit in one of the European countries with experience and good practices in gender-sensitive journalism. Therefore, as part of the programme, 25 journalists and photojournalists from Moldova...

[CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST] UN Women Moldova invites civil society organizations to become members of UN Women`s Advisory Group

Monday, July 30, 2018

In the framework of its new Strategic Note for 2018-2022 , UN Women Moldova is launching the process of establishing a new country Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG). Civil society is one of UN Women’s most important constituencies - providing a dynamic source for ideas and policy perspectives, partnerships and support for the organization - which can assist UN Women in achieving its strategic goals. Closely linked is the vital role played by civil society in advancing shared objectives...

In the words of Liliana Palihovici: “I want to help Moldovan women be better at political work than I was”

Thursday, July 19, 2018

“I faced many challenges in my 10 years of politics: The challenge of being a woman in politics, of not having my ideas and projects understood, of not being supported. I later realized that I could have done much more if I’d been trained beforehand by politically experienced women and men. They could have taught me how to negotiate, how to build an argument, why you need stronger coalitions, how to promote a certain reform or social change. I decided that if I ever had an...

UN Women and Ministry of Defence sign a cooperation agreement for the next three years

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

On July 17, 2018, UN Women Moldova (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Moldova signed a cooperation agreement, aiming to achieve joint results in “Gender Equality in the security and defence sector” area of the Strategy for ensuring equality between women and men in the Republic of Moldova for 2017-2021. More specifically, UN Women will provide support in the implementation of the National Program...

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