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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…  


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…  


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…  

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