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Risk assessment of financial and economic factors affecting the increase in cases of violence against women in Gagauzia

This study was carried out with the support of UNDP Partnership Support Office in the Russian Federation, within the framework of the project “Addressing violence against women in the Republic of…  


Maria, a survivor of domestic violence: "I do believe that education can help women. In the twenty-first century, you cannot move forward without knowledge"

After nearly 20 years of marriage wasted in beatings and humiliations, Maria*, a woman from a town in the south of the country, decided to leave her abusive husband. Now she's building a new life with…  


UN and Sweden throw a lifeline to domestic violence survivors from Transnistrian region

In the last ten years, about 15,000 calls have been received on the trust line for survivors of domestic violence from Transnistrian region.  


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…  


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…  


"I am the mother of a child with autism and I am dragged through the courts by my ex-husband after my house had burned down in a fire”

How to deal with two court cases, when you have a child with autism, who needs constant supervision, your house burned down, and your ex-husband claims not only compensation for the fire, but also a…  


Chirsova multidisciplinary team strives to keep domestic violence under control even during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic poses many challenges to specialists responsible for preventing and combating domestic violence. From the interaction with the victims and the aggressors, to the meetings of the…  


ORANGE ALERT – The pandemic did not put on hold gender-based violence!

The restrictions imposed by the pandemic crisis led to a significant increase in domestic violence cases. According to the study on the impact of COVID-19 on gender equality in the Republic of…  


A center for the protection of women suffering from violence was opened for the first time in ATU Gagauzia, with the support of UNDP

The first regional center for the protection and support of women suffering from violence was opened today in ATU Gagauzia. The institution will provide beneficiaries not only shelter, but also…  

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