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Participation of women and men in the information and communication technologies sector is unfair

Women and girls occupy only 31% of jobs in the ICT sector and only 19% of digital professions. Only 4.6% of the girls studying in higher education choose STEM (Science, Technologies, Engineering and…  


For three years now, democracy is learned through competition and team spirit while playing the elections-related Intellectual Game “What? Where? When?”

Enthusiasm, impatience, competition, adrenaline, skills, team spirit, interest and knowledge. This is how one can describe the atmosphere during the elections-related Intellectual Game “What? Where?…  


The Roma local elected representatives learned how to become active and get involved in their community’s development

Following the general local elections held in the Republic of Moldova on 20 October 2019, the Roma community obtained a record number of 12 Local Councillors, who managed to win enough votes and get a…  


Moldova loses more than 10.4% of its human development due to inequalities

Republic of Moldova ranks 107 out of 189 countries and territories as per the Human Development Index (HDI) which measures national progress in health, education and income and is annually published…  


16 days of activism against violence campaign marked by UNDP through women empowerment and solidarity with survivors

Dozens of women from the Administrative-Territorial Unit of Gagauzia, suffering from gender-based violence, could benefit from psychological counseling provided as part of a UNDP project. The…  


Compelling action in Gagauzian Autonomy: the newlyweds learn how to prevent domestic conflicts and violence

“A book may be written about any family. For a happy story, there is no space for violence,” this is a happy marriage recipe according to Cătălina and Gheorghe Vîlciu. These two got married several…  


Raisa Preida, Roma activist: “The time when the life of a Roma woman was limited to being a wife and a mother who stays mostly at home needs to be over.”

Everybody calls me Meca. I am 65 years old, I have four children, 15 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. I have lived in Otaci [a town in the Republic of Moldova] my whole life, making a…  


World No Alcohol Day Campaign: “You risk losing your family if you consume excessively alcohol and use violence”

Ten shops and bars from the Gagauzian Autonomy have joined their efforts to contribute to reducing excessive use of alcohol and implicitly of gender-based violence. On the World No Alcohol Day, the…  


The guide “Non-sexist language: conceptual benchmarks and practical recommendations” was presented to the public

On October 2, in the premises of the Municipal Library "B.P Hasdeu", the Guide "Non-sexist language: conceptual benchmarks and practical recommendations" was presented to the public. The publication,…  


The first support centre for survivors of gender-based violence from Gagauzia region will be opened in 2019

For the first time, women from Gagauzia region who suffer from violence could benefit from shelter and assistance in a centre that will be functional by the end of 2019.  

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