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In good times, in bad times and in pandemic times…

Glimpses of lives and gender equality during the COVID-19  


Small businesses generating jobs for vulnerable persons launched in Gagauzia with UNDP support

New businesses and jobs for people from vulnerable groups, including for gender-based violence survivors will be created. Nine women and one man from Chirsova village, Gagauzia region, obtained grants…  


UNDP donated gowns, sanitizers and masks to a partner community from Gagauzia region

UNDP Moldova donated a batch of personal protective equipment and sanitizers to the Health Center and City Hall in Chirsova village, a partner community in Gagauz autonomy, where a project to prevent…  


In Moldova, a Roma woman’s inclusive outlook beats discrimination

Angela Radita’s first encounter with discrimination was sudden and stinging. An avid student who stayed up late to read by candlelight before she had electricity, she had finished college and applied…  


UNDP campaign launched on 8th of March: Generation equality against gender-based violence

Eight influencers, women and men, joined an antiviolence campaign launched by UNDP on the occasion of the International Women’s Day. Through their messages, they advocate for gender equality and…  


More women are entering politics in Europe and Central Asia, but political parity remains a distant goal

It will take a century to close the gender gap in politics at the current rate of progress, according to UNDP’s new #EqualFuture platform.  


Statement on International Women’s Day

25 years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action set out a clear path on how to achieve gender equality, the world has witnessed remarkable progress.  


Almost 90% of men and women in Moldova are biased against women, UNDP

Despite years of efforts in advancing the equality gap between men and women, close to 90 percent of men and women from Moldova hold some sort of bias against women, providing new clues to the…  


The village where prevention of violence became a priority for all residents

Every village and town should have an action plan to prevent gender-based violence. This is what the villagers from Chirsova, a multiethnic village in Gagauzia, believe. For the second year, they are…  


The number of women mayors, local and district councillors increased following the latest local general elections

The Central Electoral Commission presented the analysis of the local general elections organised in the autumn of 2019 from the gender equality perspective. The study, conducted with UNDP support,…  

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