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Accessibility of information and public institutions is still a major challenge for people with disabilities from Moldova

isabilities from Moldova The campaign “Citizens with abilities vote for a country without disabilities” reached Soldanesti and Leova, in the context of the 2021 early parliamentary elections.  


Statement by the UNDP Administrator on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, persons with disabilities were subject to marginalisation -- more likely to live in poverty and experience higher rates of violence, neglect and abuse. The…  


5 steps to prevent gender-based violence. Participatory planning at the local level

The booklet “5 steps to prevent gender-based violence. Participatory planning at the local level” is addressed to the representatives of the local public authorities from all over the country.  


More than 2000 arms were removed from civil circulation, with EU and UNDP support

2119 arms, 50,000 cartridges and 142 accessories and components were destroyed by smelting on 25 November in Chișinău, with support of the European Union and UNDP. The removal of these arms out of…  


Marina — a candymaker with bitter experiences

Marina, 31, is a candymaker with bitter experiences. She endured violence in both marriages, then decided to seek for help and counselling. Now she is raising her three daughters on her own, whom she…  


Hedgehog Arci will tell the children from 120 schools about elections and the functioning of Student Councils

The fifth edition of the electoral comics is ready to be distributed to primary school children. In this edition, the cartoon hero, hedgehog Arci, has a friend, turtle Besva. They go on vacation…  


Electoral comics with the hedgehog Arci (5 editions)

Electoral comics were created for children to get acquainted with electoral processes through images and interesting stories. These are a novelty not only for the Republic of Moldova, but also for the…  


Olga, 49 years old, former prisoner: “I was thinking I would never be free again”

Her name is Olga*, survivor of gender-based violence. A year ago, she was released from prison after serving a four-year sentence for killing her husband, in self-defence, according to her. She…  


The Forum on the cooperation between civil society organisations from both banks of Nistru river in the area of human rights was conducted for the first time

The first edition of the Forum on the cooperation between civil society organisations from both banks of Nistru river in the area of human rights took place today in online format. The event brought…  


Anticorruption report: corruption risks have increased significantly in the public institutions from the environment area

The Sector Anticorruption Action Plan in the area of environment protection for 2018-2020 did not achieve its expected results, and the situation related to institutions’ corruptibility, transparency…  

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