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Kristine Kvam, technical director in a Norwegian company, about what it’s like to lead a team of men and about the role of virtual reality in eliminating violence against women and girls

Monday, February 22, 2021

Kristine Kvam, February 27, 2021. Photo Credits: UN Women Moldova The collaboration between UN Women and Kristine started in 2018, when she was involved in a programme dedicated to eliminating violence against women and girls. “I have developed a pilot project in order to test the use of virtual reality in training police officers to efficiently intervene in cases of violence against women”. By staging a role play situation, the participants at the activity for testing virtual...

Girls in STEM: Vladlena Timofti, on her experience as a future aeronautical engineer

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Girls in STEM: Vladlena Timofti, on her experience as a future aeronautical engineer

Andriana Zaslaveț on how to end domestic violence and her motivation for helping other women through her own example

Monday, February 1, 2021

“Within this programme, I have participated as a positive champion. This means that a woman who went through domestic violence goes on to talk about what violence means, how she experienced it and how this vicious cycle could be broken”, says Andriana. According to her, the positive champions are the ones who can come with solutions for improving the legislation, who know much better all the challenges from personal experience when they accessed essential services. She...

Women’s empowerment in IT: The stories of 5 women who succeeded in IT

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

They are motivated professionals who are not afraid of challenges, and nobody would say that this field is unsuitable for them. We are talking about women who have developed a career in IT, who have just started a new job, or just dropped out of other faculties, or quit other jobs, and started to explore the „world of codes”. Secure jobs, decent working conditions, spacious offices, or the opportunity to work wherever they are, tempt hundreds of women to show that they can make a change in society, and the technological progress enhances their chances to show that they can deal successfully with chalenges related to this field.

Comic and cartoon competition GENERATION EQUALITY: PICTURE IT!

Monday, January 18, 2021

Generation Equality – Picture It! UN Women, the European Commission, Belgium, France and Mexico launch a global Comic and Cartoon Competition

Gender equality in the workplace: a free training opportunity during the holidays

Thursday, December 24, 2020

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment (UN Women) in collaboration with CODIFUN and with financial support from Sweden offers a free winter holiday training opportunity for girls and women. This is an online training course entitled "Gender equality in the workplace".

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 first part of the mentorship programme dedicated to civil society organizations and survivors of violence involved in eliminating violence has been successfully completed

Saturday, December 5, 2020

The first part of the mentorship programme dedicated to civil society organizations and survivors of violence involved in eliminating violence has been successfully completed

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

New economic empowerment initiative will create livelihood opportunities to more than 300 women in Moldova

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

The signing ceremony of the partnership agreement between UN Women and ODIMM  Under UN Women’s regional project ‘Responding to the urgent needs of women and girls in marginalized and vulnerable situation exacerbated by COVID-19 in Europe and Central Asia’ (June 2020 to May 2021), a component in the Republic of Moldova is enhancing women’s resilience with improved access to new sources of income and livelihood opportunities, as well as enhanced women...

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...

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