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Sweden and UNDP offer grants for women with an economic activity in their households

Women with an economic activity in their households could benefit from non-reimbursable financial aid of up to US$3,500 to practice income-generating, environmentally friendly and climate resilient…  


Marina — a candymaker with bitter experiences

Marina, 31, is a candymaker with bitter experiences. She endured violence in both marriages, then decided to seek for help and counselling. Now she is raising her three daughters on her own, whom she…  


Tatiana, 41, survivor of economic violence: “All my money went to pay off his debts”

Tatiana’s* two marriages were accompanied by economic violence. Even though she had a well-paid job, she had no say in the management of the family budget and asked her partner for money. She was…  


Olga, 49 years old, former prisoner: “I was thinking I would never be free again”

Her name is Olga*, survivor of gender-based violence. A year ago, she was released from prison after serving a four-year sentence for killing her husband, in self-defence, according to her. She…  


Sweden and UNDP provide grants to communities for increasing their resilience to climate change and to women for developing environmentally friendly businesses

Sweden and UNDP are launching two calls for grants for local public authorities (LPA) and women entrepreneurs from Nisporeni, Calarasi, Basarabeasca, Leova districts, Gagauzia region, security zone…  


Ana, 27 years old: “At the boarding school I felt better than at home. I always had to be strong”

She is only 27 years old, but she feels that she has lived for a whole century. She was left by her own mother to freeze in the snow, assaulted by her stepfather, raised in a boarding school, lived in…  


The Republic of Moldova starts the process of Development Finance Assessment

The Republic of Moldova starts the process of Development Finance Assessment (DFA), with the first session of the Oversight Committee for the implementation of this exercise, held on 5 October 2021.…  


EU and UNDP start new Mayors for Economic Growth Facility in the Republic of Moldova

The European Union, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Moldova, kicked off the new Mayors for Economic Growth Facility (M4EG) in Moldova. The M4EG Facility will aim at…  


Record number of women elected as MPs and included in the list of candidates for the 2021 Parliamentary Elections

For the first time in the Republic of Moldova: 40 women have been elected as MPs, following the elections conducted on 11 July 2021. For comparison, women held 3.7% of the seats in the first Moldovan…  


“When I found out I was HIV-positive, I thought life was over… Now I enjoy every single day”

She is Mila, a young math teacher from Tiraspol who has been living with HIV for 13 years. She accepted her status, gave birth to a daughter, graduated from university, earned good marks, and now…  

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