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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…  


Moldovan women MPs, in solidarity to support women and vulnerable groups to face the pandemic crisis

In Moldova, women lead the statistics on young people with higher education, single-parent families, gender-based violence, with lower rankings on well-paid jobs and representation in leadership…  


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…  

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