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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…  


Liubușoara of Sireți, daughter and friend the older people await at the gate or in the doorway on ‘mail days’

It’s Friday, 9:30 AM. It is the time when the Poșta Moldovei car arrives in Sireți village, district of Strășeni. It takes ten minutes to have the letters, newspapers, packages and pension money…  


International Women’s Day 2021

This year’s International Women’s Day is like no other. As countries and communities start to slowly recover from a devastating pandemic, we have the chance to finally end the exclusion and…  


UNDP calls for temporary basic income to help world’s poorest women cope with effects of COVID-19 pandemic

A temporary basic income (TBI) given specifically to hundreds of millions of women in the world’s developing countries could prevent rising poverty and widening gender inequalities during the COVID-19…  


UN Moldova supports women leaders and gender equality in a world affected by COVID-19

2021 is a year of significant importance for the gender equality achievement process. The crisis caused by the pandemic prioritizes the importance of every person's engagement in building of an equal…  


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…  


Although more women involve in entrepreneurship, their potential is not fully capitalized

Although women's participation in entrepreneurship has improved over the past eight years, with an increase in their participation of about 6.4 percentage points (pp), women continue to represent a…  

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