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Collaboration between police and civil society = prompt support offered to survivors of domestic violence

Ana came in a hurry to the police station nr. 3 from Buiucani district of Chisinau Municipality. Threatened and disoriented she came to ask for help in the first hours of the morning.  


Ana, 26 years: “I think that I would have been dead since long ago, if I stayed with him”

Ana is 26 years old and she succeeded to escape from a marriage in which her life was in danger almost every day. “My ex-husband was telling me every day that he will kill me and bury me in the…  


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.  


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…  


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…  


In Gagauzia, survivors of gender-based violence will benefit from counselling services

Support services for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) will be created in the Gagauzia region of Moldova, as part of a global programme financed by the Republic of Korea and implemented by the…  


Statement of UNDP Administrator on International Women’s Day

Together, by achieving women’s equality and the 2030 Agenda, we can ensure that no woman is left behind.  


Many women from our villages do not perceive that a slap might be qualified as a crime

In Moldova, near 68% of women from rural areas have been victims of at least one form of violence from their spouse or partner and these women do not perceive that this is a crime and of course they…  

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