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Istanbul Convention. Questions and Answers

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Violence against women is a structural and global phenomenon that does not know social, economic or national boundaries. It is a serious human rights violation, which remains largely unsanctioned. In 2011, the Council of Europe adopted the Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention).

Ianos Petrascu – the stage director who addresses social issues in a different, creative manner

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Ianos Petrascu’s road to the world of art started from the dream to become an artist, to the opportunity to teach others the profession of acting and directing and to finally set up his own theater, different from those the audience was accustomed to so far. ‘ In fact, I liked everything that happened on the stage since early childhood, and, as any adolescent or young man, I had a dream – to become an artist. There were very few ways that could have led me to the stage, one...

“Virtual Reality could bring new solutions to issues such as ending violence against women”

Monday, April 30, 2018

Virtual reality applications are popular for 3D games, but more and more they are effectively used to train first responders in emergency situations, medical professionals, aviators, military staff and others. As part of its innovation initiatives, UN Women Moldova are testing the use of virtual reality to train police officers for an efficient response to cases of violence against women. To find out more about the use of virtual reality in solving social issues, we spoke with Bjorn Bakken,...

Moldovan Government adopted the National Strategy on prevention and combating violence against women and domestic violence for 2018-2023

Thursday, February 22, 2018

On 22 February 2018 the Government of Moldova has adopted the National Strategy on prevention and combating violence against women and domestic violence for 2018-2023, a premier for Moldova.

Orange the world: Moldovans Team up to End Violence against Women and Girls

Monday, December 18, 2017

The Moldovan Parliament, Government, local public authorities, United Nations, non-governmental organizations, teachers and students, police officers, people from all across the country joined the international campaign “16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence”, which took place between November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and December 10, the Human Rights Day.

Women Demand Immediate Actions to End Violence Against Women and Girls in Moldova

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Women survivors of violence and 22 organizations that form the „Life without Domestic Violence” National Coalition made an appeal to public authorities and the society to take immediate actions to combat violence against women. The call was expressed during the Public Dialog „You Are Not Alone: United to End Violence Against Women” which took place in Chisinau on 27 November 2017.

The society from Moldova expresses its solidarity with the women and girls who suffer from violence

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Through this solidarity concert, 500 representatives of the Government, Parliament, civil society organizations, as well as development partners and mass-media expressed their solidarity with the women and girls from Moldova, that are threatened, suffer or suffered of violence throughout their lives. Dafina Gercheva, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Moldova, noted: “For many years, the United Nations Organization in Moldova, in partnership with the...

“Grab and Run” the film which portrays the subject of forced marriages in Kyrgyzstan will be screened in Chisinau

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Touching upon the sensitive subject of forced marriages and bride kidnapping, the documentary “Grab and Run” of Roser Corello, a Spanish film director, illustrates a new reality where forced marriages and bride kidnapping are still part of the local customs in the 21st century.

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