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7 December 2020
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‘Our teacher says that girls must be in charge of cleaning up the classrooms, while boys are allowed to go home’ – young girls, volunteers at Sîngerei Youth Centre, stand up for equal rights

‘We are middle school students. During one of the lessons, the teacher said: ‘Boys should solve this problem easily’. As a girl, I have always tried to be the first one to solve the problem, to prove... Read more

4 December 2020
Press Release

Thanks to Diaspora, five health centers from Moldova have gynecological coaches adapted for women with disabilities

Women with reduced mobility from Chisinau, Cahul, Edinet, Hincesti, and Ungheni districts can now benefit from quality gynecological medical services. Accessible gynecological chairs, adapted for... Read more

3 December 2020
Statement

The health systems we build back after COVID-19 must reach everyone

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December 2020 More than a billion people: that’s how many live with a disability... Read more

2 December 2020
Press Release

National study: The share of women aged 25-61 who took the Pap test has almost doubled in the last two years

63% of the women aged between 25 and 61 in Moldova did the Pap smear to prevent cervical cancer in 2020, as opposed to only 36% in 2018. Most of the women who did the Pap test are from southern... Read more

1 December 2020
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COVID-19 hits the most vulnerable people and the economic sectors offering most jobs, according to UNDP-UNFPA Moldova assessment

The pandemic is taking place against a backdrop of sustained socio-economic trends in the Republic of Moldova, including decreasing population due to emigration and slowing down of economic growth.... Read more

1 December 2020
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Gender equality and gender-based violence on top of the agenda in Vocational Education Schools

Gender-based violence (GBV) and gender equality are at the core of an online training for teachers and psychologists from 12 vocational education and training (VET) institutions, under the joint... Read more

1 December 2020
Statement

COVID-19 Threatens to Exacerbate Inequalities Faced by Many Living with HIV

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World AIDS Day, 1 December 2020     On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with and affected by HIV, let us remember all... Read more

24 November 2020
Press Release

Youth Strategy 2020: The youth sector has developed in the recent years, but it still needs support to make a better use of young people's potential

The event summarizing the implementation of youth policies, included in the 2020 National Youth Sector Development Strategy, held online on Monday, 23 November, brought together virtually over 4,500... Read more

20 November 2020
Press Release

UNFPA and Moldcell Foundation will cooperate to develop the intergenerational dialogue between the youth and older persons in Moldova

Moldcell Foundation and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have signed a Cooperation Agreement on digital inclusion of older persons through intergenerational dialogue. This is the first... Read more

19 November 2020
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Alexandru Trohin: ‘An involved father shares his daughter’s emotions and fears and pays attention to the transformation she is going through’

Alexandru Trohin thinks that to be a father is more than conceiving a child. He believes that to be a father means to be always near, to participate actively in the child’s education and to be aware... Read more

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