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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,…  


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.…  


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…  


Charity fair to support domestic violence survivors from Gagauzia region

10 journalists, bloggers, and singers conduct on 23 April 2019 a charity fair to support women suffering from violence. They will sell their personal clothes and accessories, and money will be donated…  


Centre for survivors of domestic violence from the south of the country will be accessible for people with disabilities

The centre from the Gagauzia region for women who suffer from violence will be accessible for people with disabilities. The institution will have universal design, adapted to the needs of all…  


A student from Taraclia fights violence through art

Diana Karapencova, a 17-year-old student from Taraclia, has her own strategy of fighting violence.  


The woman who dreams of buying homes for all survivors of domestic violence

If Angela had one million dollars, she would buy homes for women who are locked in a life with violent men. The idea came to her after she escaped a horrible marriage. The first woman she would help…  

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