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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…  


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…  


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…  


Local Action to End Gender-based Violence in Moldova

Gender-based violence (GBV) is widespread in the Republic of Moldova and has been severely underfunded at the local level. Urgent action is required through participatory local governance and…  


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…  

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