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Study: Reducing gender-based violence depends directly on women's economic empowerment

Women living in poverty, those who are not employed and dependent on social benefits are the most vulnerable to gender-based violence. Thus, the economic empowerment of women could be an effective…  


Ten communities from Gagauzia region embark on preventing domestic violence project

Ten villages and cities from Gagauzia region will establish multidisciplinary teams to prevent domestic violence and develop local action plans to combat this phenomenon. The initiative is part of the…  


Moldovan women MPs, in solidarity to support women and vulnerable groups to face the pandemic crisis

In Moldova, women lead the statistics on young people with higher education, single-parent families, gender-based violence, with lower rankings on well-paid jobs and representation in leadership…  


COVID-19: Moldova has three targeted measures in place to protect women against violence and only one to ensure their economic security, UNDP-UN Women tracker shows

Moldova has in place four COVID-19 gender-sensitive measures, out of nine monitored by the COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker. The tool, launched in September 2020 by the United Nations…  


In Grigoriopol, an agricultural business gives harvest even during drought time

Marina Cerkasenko’s business story started 10 years ago, when she decided to practice agriculture and founded a farm. At first, she rented only a few plots of land, and today she manages over 66…  


Liubușoara of Sireți, daughter and friend the older people await at the gate or in the doorway on ‘mail days’

It’s Friday, 9:30 AM. It is the time when the Poșta Moldovei car arrives in Sireți village, district of Strășeni. It takes ten minutes to have the letters, newspapers, packages and pension money…  


UNDP calls for temporary basic income to help world’s poorest women cope with effects of COVID-19 pandemic

A temporary basic income (TBI) given specifically to hundreds of millions of women in the world’s developing countries could prevent rising poverty and widening gender inequalities during the COVID-19…  


UN Moldova supports women leaders and gender equality in a world affected by COVID-19

2021 is a year of significant importance for the gender equality achievement process. The crisis caused by the pandemic prioritizes the importance of every person's engagement in building of an equal…  


A business born from the bounty of nature and developed with Sweden and UNDP support

Elena Rojenco from Tiraspol city is transforming hibiscus, rose, sage and other plants into organic cosmetics. She started to create the first organic products for her own use, when she understood…  


The pandemic crisis: a flashing red light that urges for green recovery

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated existing vulnerabilities and put tremendous strain on Moldova’s small and open economy. Moreover, the country has recently witnessed severe droughts, floods…  

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