Creation of decent jobs for young people exposed to social
exclusion, new and growing businesses, on-the-job training for the unemployed, association
building--these are just some of the benefits that Cahul residents will take advantage of with
the implementation of the Local Employment Partnership (LEP). LEP is an initiative of the
International Labor Organization (ILO) Project "Promotion of youth employment" piloted for
the first time in the Republic of Moldova.
10 journalists, bloggers, and singers conduct on 23 April 2019 a charity fair to support women suffering from violence. They will sell their personal clothes and accessories, and money will be donated to the first shelter to be opened in Gagauzia region for the survivors of domestic violence. This institution will be launched by the end of this year in the framework of a project implemented by UNDP.
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.
Victoria Danila is a 34-year-old entrepreneur from Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, who designs clothes and other products tailored to the needs of premature babies with her brand Davitex Neo. Each is carefully designed in consultation with neonatologists, and with consideration for the medical procedures that these babies must endure.
A local teacher in a remote village in Moldova helped improve the lives of her students and now has her sights set on local leadership, after participating in the UN-Women supported "INSPIR-O!" (Inspire it) Mentorship Programme.