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Fundraising Campaign: a center for assisting survivors of domestic violence will be established as an absolute first in Gagauzia region

Women from Gagauzia region suffering from domestic violence could benefit from counselling at a support center, first of this kind in the region, to be established soon.  


Eight Moldovan public institutions received a diploma of recognition for their efforts to advance gender equality

Eight public institutions from the Republic Moldova received a Diploma from UNDP, as a recognition of their determination and performance to deliver transformational gender equality results.  


Absolute first: stories of survivors of domestic violence from ATU Gagauzia, set on stage

Stories of several women-survivors of violence from the ATU Gagauzia were staged by the Coliseum Arts Center, thanks to a multiethnic local initiative.  


International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - 25 Nov

Ending violence against women and girls is not a short-term endeavor. It requires coordinated and sustained efforts from all of us. Showing that these efforts yield results is the best tribute to…  


Moldova makes progress in ensuring equal opportunities for women and men in law enforcement sector

Ensuring gender equality and increasing the role of women in the structures of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) are discussed during a workshop based on Western Balkans experience. The event…  


Chirsova strives to become a violence-free community in the next two years

Chirsova village, populated by Bulgarian and Gagauz ethnics, situated in Gagauzia region of the Republic of Moldova, has committed to reduce cases or even eliminate domestic violence over the next two…  


Cristina, a survivor of domestic violence, is 24 and has never voted before

When he got to beat me, first he was grabbing my hair to hold me still, so he could beat me harder. I was trying to protect my belly, so he couldn’t hurt the child I was carrying. But when I got to…  


Women and traditions earn a living

These beauties from Pelinia — the biggest village in the north of the Republic of Moldova — reflect authentic values collected for centuries and specific only for this region, which were doomed to…  


Moldova paves its way to meaningful inclusion of women in the defense sector

25 representatives of the Ministry of Defence and the National Army learn about gender equality, at a training session organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) during 23-24 October…  


A young woman from Orhei transforms old computer pieces into bijouterie

Old computer pieces find a new life in Carolina Portarescu’s workshop in Orhei. This young woman manufactures earrings, bracelets and rings from computer boards and chips, and sells her products in…  

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