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COVID-19: Moldova has two measures in place to protect women against violence and should tackle more social and economic impacts, UNDP-UN Women tracker shows

Most of the world’s nations are not doing enough to protect women and girls from the economic and social fallout being caused by the COVID-19 crisis, according to new data released by UNDP and UN…  


Although more women involve in entrepreneurship, their potential is not fully capitalized

Although women's participation in entrepreneurship has improved over the past eight years, with an increase in their participation of about 6.4 percentage points (pp), women continue to represent a…  


Gender equality in elections, a topline headline (especially) during pandemic

The last five months were emotionally strained, every single person struggling one’s own way through physical distancing imposed by the pandemic. No one seemed to be ready for such a turning and for…  


Gender equality

Women in Moldova already face disproportionate challenges in terms of employment, which will only worsen with the pandemic. In Moldova, women earn on average 14.4 percent less than men in formal jobs.…  


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.  

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