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In the words of Valentina Bodrug-Lungu: “Viewing women primarily through a maternity and family life perspective limits their social and political activism”

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Valentina Bodrug-Lungu is the vice-president of the Gender Equality Platform in the Republic of Moldova, which is a voluntary association of individuals and organizations that act as a unified voice for the promotion of gender equality in the country. She is also the president and founder of Gender-Centru, a non-governmental organization that carries out projects on gender education, combatting domestic violence and preventing and combating discrimination. She helped develop and promote gender... More

UN Women and the European Union launch new initiative to focus on ending violence against women and girls in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

UN Women and the European Union organized a high-level workshop on 25 April 2017 to launch the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia component of "Ending Violence against Women in the Western Balkan countries and Turkey: Implementing Norms, Changing Minds,” a new regional programme that aims to combat violence and discrimination against women and girls in six Western Balkans countries and Turkey, funded by the European Union. More

Breaking the silence: Survivors of violence tell how they used their experience to enact change

Friday, December 14, 2012

Five women survivors of violence detail their successful struggles for policy and legislative reforms in their countries at a panel for survivors at the Stakeholders’ Forum on Preventing and Eliminating Violence against Women, organized by UN Women in New York. More

UN Women Civil Society Advisory Group on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment established in Moldova

Thursday, December 6, 2012

The first meeting of the newly established Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG) was held in Chisinau, on December 5, 2012. Members representing the civil society networks and women’s groups as well as gender advocates came together to launch the platform for strengthening dialogue and cooperation of UN Women in Moldova with civil society organizations. More

UN Women held the preparatory meeting with members of newly established Civil Society Advisory Board

Thursday, May 31, 2012

The National Civil Society Advisory Board to UN Women Tajikistan is being established and at its preparatory meeting the board members discussed procedures and priorities for its further work. The Advisory Board to UN Women will facilitate regular consultations and dialogue between civil society and UN Women. The board consists of 11 members representing civil society organizations working in the area of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Tajikistan. All members of the board bring diverse experience and expertise gained during many years of work in gender and women’s rights issues. More

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