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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…  


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…  


Moldovan dads in open talks about child-care

For a month, we collected photos with Moldovan dads and their real-life stories. We accumulated over 60 stories and we chose 10 of them. Selected photos were printed and displayed in six villages,…  


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…  


Supported by the European Union, the first development center for children was opened in Ceadir-Lunga town

She has worked 40 years as a teacher at a kindergarten, and now she manages her own successful business. It is Natalia Petis’s story from Ceadir-Lunga, who opened the first development and recreation…  

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