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64 women start environmentally friendly businesses

Sweden and UNDP support 64 women with economic activity within their households to start environmentally friendly and climate change resilient businesses. Each of them benefited from grants of…  


In Palanca village, refugees from Ukraine are warmly welcomed

Palanca, one of the busiest crossing points of the Ukrainian border with the Republic of Moldova, has become since 24 February 2022 a first point of contact with refugees from the neighboring country.…  


Four generations of women from the same family from Odessa have found shelter in Gagauzia, Moldova

Four generations of women refugees from the same family from Odessa, Ukraine, have found shelter at the Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Domestic Violence, established in Gagauzia region in…  


Cristina Gaibu, volunteer firefighter from Sărăteni: “There are no differences between men and women when a human life must be saved”

Cristina Gaibu, 34, is the director of the cultural center from Sărăteni village, Leova district, mother of three, and, since this year, a volunteer firefighter, as she proudly introduces herself.  


From designing clothes for dolls to professional fashion designer

How it feels like pursuing a childhood dream can only be understood by the ones who experienced it. This is the case of Victoria Cucos, who turned her passion for designing and sewing clothes for…  


Exchange of experience: young people from both banks of the Nistru river will develop their own gender-based violence prevention projects

Several young people from both banks of the Nistru river, as well as representatives of civil society organizations, members of the Platform for Sustainable (Community) Development, visited the first…  


Combating violence against women in Gagauzia, Republic of Moldova

The Republic of Moldova has a strong policy and legal framework to prevent and address gender-based violence (GBV), yet the high prevalence rate of intimate partner violence (73%) indicates a gap…  


European Union supports the economic growth of seven local communities in the Republic of Moldova with financial assistance of €2.6 million

The European Union to the Republic of Moldova, joined by representatives of the Government and UNDP, hosted today, 22 December, the grants awarding ceremony for seven mayoralties from the Republic of…  


11 women entrepreneurs will develop environmentally friendly and climate resilient businesses, with support of Sweden and UNDP

Eleven entrepreneurs from the districts of Nisporeni, Calarasi, Leova, Dubasari, Gagauzia and Transnistrian regions received grants of US$18,000 each to initiate environmentally friendly and…  


Men and women from Gagauzia region are better informed about how to prevent gender-based violence

Hundreds of young people and adults from Gagauz autonomy were informed about the prevention of gender-based violence during an awareness campaign, conducted by UNDP, in collaboration with the Police…  

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