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14 March 2022

Stop Attacks on Health Care in Ukraine

“Today, we call for an immediate cessation of all attacks on health care in Ukraine. These horrific attacks are killing and causing serious injuries to patients and health workers, destroying vital... Read more

11 March 2022

Attending to the sexual and reproductive health needs of refugees from Ukraine

On her visit, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem met with Chișinău Mayor Ion Ceban, the President of the Parliament, Igor Grosu, and the... Read more

7 March 2022

In her words: “Above my house, I saw a burning missile.” An expectant mother seeks safety in the Republic of Moldova

Daria Smirnova, 33, left Odessa, Ukraine with her mother and son and arrived in Chișinău, the capital of the Republic of Moldova, approximately 180... Read more

25 February 2022

As fighting escalates in Ukraine, UNFPA warns of the impacts on women and girls

UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, is deeply concerned about the escalation of conflict in Ukraine. Unless tensions subside in Ukraine immediately, humanitarian needs... Read more

11 February 2022

Bianca Harea: Everyone encouraged me and listened to my ideas. We made a good team

Bianca Harea is an active and enthusiastic young girl from Grătiești commune, Chișinău municipality. She has been a volunteer at the community-based Youth Center for more than a year, being inspired... Read more

8 February 2022

Gender equality professionals from Moldova gain access to international resources on involving men in raising children, thanks to the European Union

It is for the first time for gender equality professionals from Moldova to gain access to a set of comprehensive guideline on the engagement of men in pregnancy planning, on their participation in... Read more

17 January 2022
Press Release

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week celebrated for the 10th consecutive year in the Republic of Moldova

Today we launch the Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, event organized in the Republic Moldova for the tenth consecutive year. On this occasion, health authorities, national and international partners... Read more

14 December 2021

Demographic change is not a crisis. It’s an opportunity

Op-ed by Nigina Abaszada, UNFPA Resident Representative to the Republic of Moldova Europe is in the middle of a demographic transition with far-reaching consequences. People have fewer children and... Read more

8 December 2021
Press Release

GGS: More than half of Moldovans believe there should be at least 3 children in the family

More than a half of Moldovans believe there should be at least three children in the family, while in reality there are less than two on average, and 15% wish to emigrate in the next three years, „... Read more

2 December 2021

Decade of Demographic Resilience to galvanize action for countries to thrive amid population shifts

SOFIA, 2 December 2021 – A Decade of Demographic Resilience was launched today at the Ministerial Conference on “Shaping Europe’s Demographic Future”, organized by the Government of Bulgaria and... Read more