After 3 days of intense work, 20 young people passionate about law and information technologies came up with four concepts for a mobile application to promote the rights of young people at the workplace. The first Rights@Work4Youth Hackathon in the Republic of Moldova was held during 1-3 November in Chisinau. The event was organized by National Youth Council of Moldova (CNTM), with the support of the International Labor Organization (ILO), within the project "Promotion of youth employment".
UN and Sweden will continue supporting the protection of human rights in the Transnistrian region of the Republic of Moldova, as part of a new phase of a joint project, that started recently its operations. The project, covering the 2019-2022 period, will contribute to fostering commitment for human rights-oriented reforms.
Ana-Maria and Iuliana* are two adolescents who live in two different villages of Moldova. They are of the same age – 17 years old each, but the life of one is very different from the life of the other. Ana-Maria is a youth activist dreaming to pursue education; Iuliana is at home bringing up her one-year-old child, often abused by her partner.
“Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”. What does this mean to us on the 8th March this year? I would like to share my thoughts on this and how UN Women Moldova’s team is approaching this in our work. We live in the reality of the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world and the need to achieve greater change in the development is highly urgent today.
Three stars of luck and a tree of life – the symbol of eternal youth and life without death. This is how the traditional “ia” (shirt) looks like, sewn and worn by women from the Vadul-Rascov village, Soldanesti district, since the early XIX century.