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  • The Human Rights of Children with Spina Bifida in the Republic of Moldova (2013)

    The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) – the United Nations Human Rights Office – commissioned the study that follows concerning the human rights of children with spina bifida in the Republic of Moldova.

  • The Human Rights of People with Mental and Intellectual Impairments in the Republic of Moldova (2015)

    This report arises from joint OHCHR and MDAC work to assess law, policy and practice as concerns persons with mental or intellectual disabilities from a human rights perspective in the Republic of Moldova. Field research has been undertaken during the period 2012-2015. In addition, the report reflects the experience of OHCHR in direct involvement with Moldovan authorities, National Human Rights Institution and civil society to move reforms in the areas at issue, as well as to support the development of Moldovan civil society of persons with mental or intellectual disabilities.

  • The System of Guardianship in Practice in the Republic of Moldova: Human Rights and Vulnerability of Persons Declared Incapacitated (2013)

    This study was prepared with the support of the Office of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) at the request of the Inter-ministerial Working Group on Legal Capacity Reform. The Inter-ministerial Working Group was established in 2011 with a view to designing measures to bring Moldovan law, policy and practice into conformity with Article 12 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), guaranteeing equal legal capacity for persons with disabilities. The Inter-ministerial Working Group on Legal Capacity Reform is comprised of the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family, as well as of observers and technical support members.

  • The United Nations and the European Union: Partnership for Moldova, Partnership for Development 2005-2011 (2011)

    The United Nations and the European Union have a long history of international cooperation in the area of development assistance, human rights, conflict prevention and crisis response. This publication takes stock of successful partnership and cooperation between the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU) in the Republic of Moldova from 2005 to 2011. This is a diverse and close cooperation benefiting the Moldovan people.

  • Violence against women in the family in the Republic of Moldova (2011)

    One of the basic objectives of the study is to quantify the indicators on prevalence rates of violence over lifetime and in the last twelve months, violence committed by current or the most recent husband/partner or another family member. The data from the study reveal the fact that violence against women is more frequent among rural women, the phenomenon progresses together with a woman’s age and is indirectly proportional to a woman’s level of education. Married women are more reticent to disclose cases of violence, hence the highest rates of violence prevailing against women are registered among divorced/separated women and widows.

  • Working Children in the Republic of Moldova: The Results of the 2009 Children’s Activities Survey (2010)

    In 2009, the National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova, in collaboration with IPEC and UNICEF, conducted the Children’s Activities Survey (CAS) as a module of a larger, regularly conducted Labour Force Survey (LFS).