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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.  


Contracted militaries can also enjoy fourteen-day paternity leave

Alexandru became father for the first time in May inst. and enjoyed the 14 days of paternity leave right after his son’s birth: “I was present at the delivery; it was a special experience. Right from…  


How close is Moldova to achieve gender equality?

Following the Parliamentary Elections held on February 24, 2019, over 25% of the Moldovan MPs are women. This represents the highest number of women elected in the Parliament in the country’s history.…  


“Police bike patrolling brings us closer to people and lets our city breathe”

On bicycles, police officers are closer to the community.  


Analysis: The effect of the mixed electoral system on gender equality in parliamentary elections

Today, on 28 May 2019, the Central Electoral Commission and UNDP Moldova presented the gender equality analysis of the February 2019 parliamentary elections. The data are presented in comparison with…  

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