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  • After 15 years Zaim Community Centre was reopened thanks to the migrants’ involvement

    Nov 21, 2017

    After 15 years Zaim Community Centre was reopened thanks to the migrants’ involvement

    The Community Centre of Zaim has been reopened today. It hosts a fanfare band, a choir, a dance studio, a gym and a library. Thanks to contributions received from the natives, local authorities and Swiss Government, over 4,000 residents of Zaim community (Căușeni) will benefit of better conditions for cultural and leisure activities.

  • A modern wastewater system and a cleaner environment for Copceac residents, thanks to European investments

    Nov 20, 2017

    A modern wastewater system and a cleaner environment for Copceac residents, thanks to European investments

    Starting from today, the residents of Copceac village, Ceadir-Lunga district, have access to a modern wastewater treatment plant and a new sewerage system thanks to the joint effort of several development partners: Federal Republic of Germany, through the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Rotary Clubs from Germany and Belgium, the European Union and the SlovakAID Programme through the Embassy of the Slovak Republic.

  • Putting laws into action, police officers respond to violence against women in Moldova

    Nov 20, 2017

    Putting laws into action, police officers respond to violence against women in Moldova

    With funding from the Swedish Government, UN Women has been working with police officers across Moldova for the past two years, to build their knowledge and improve their capacity to respond to domestic violence cases effectively. The programme, titled “Promoting and multiplying good innovative practices in preventing and combating violence against women”, also encourages police officers to share good practices with their peers and other service providers through trainings and interactive platforms.

  • Biofuel producers test their products in an accredited laboratory, thanks to European Union support

    Nov 16, 2017

    Biofuel producers test their products in an accredited laboratory, thanks to European Union support

    Pellet and briquette producers from the Republic of Moldova are accessing new markets due to the quality certificates issued by the only accredited laboratory in the country, that tests physical and chemical parameters of the biofuel.

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Stories

  • A Pill for Life

    A Pill for Life

    The alarm ‘wakes up’ Elena six times a day. It’s been happening for four years since she found out she was seropositive. “I am horrified to forget to take the antiretroviral medicine, so I set the hours when I have to drink my pill on two alarm clocks and on my phone. For a long time, and still, I cannot believe my infection was transmitted from the man I trusted most”, said Elena, a 32-year old woman from Chisinau.

  • From where I stand: “I am different, but that doesn’t mean that I should be condemned”

    From where I stand: “I am different, but that doesn’t mean that I should be condemned”

    Olga Berdeu, 50, is a woman with disabilities from Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, who attended UN Women’s "We have abilities, we want possibilities!" initiative, which aims to strengthen the leadership skills of women with disabilities in the Republic of Moldova.

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Secretary General Messages

  • MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

    Nov 22, 2017

    MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

    Every woman and every girl has the right to a life free of violence. Yet this rupture of human rights occurs in a variety of ways in every community, particularly affecting those who are most marginalized and vulnerable. Around the world, more than 1 in 3 women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence in their lives; 750 million women were married before age 18, and more than 250 million have undergone Female Genital Mutilation.

  • MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END IMPUNITY FOR CRIMES AGAINST JOURNALISTS

    Nov 2, 2017

    MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END IMPUNITY FOR CRIMES AGAINST JOURNALISTS

    In just the past few weeks, a renowned investigative journalist was murdered by a bomb that booby-trapped her car; another was dismembered in the course of researching her story; and a photojournalist was found dead after being forced to leave his home at gunpoint.