Test your knowledge about gender equality in Moldova!

2018.08.20 42
Verify how well you know the situation of women and men in the Republic of Moldova. UN Women has prepared a test for you!

How many women have become Nobel Prize laureates since the beginning of the 20th century by now?

2018.07.05 69
Over a century later, little progress has been made reducing the gender gap in science. So far in the 2010s only 9% of winners have been female compared with 88% male (the rest were organisations). Throughout the history of the awards women have been most likely to win a Nobel Prize for Peace and Literature. There has only ever been 1 female winner for Economics and only 2 for Physics.

The life of women and men in Europe

2018.03.23 252
There are large differences between the lives of women and men in Europe, but there are also similarities. This digital publication The life of women and men in Europe – a statistical portrait aims at comparing women and men in their daily lives. It also shows how similar or different the everyday life of women and men is in European countries.

How long it takes to close gender gap? Global Gender Parity (profile of the Republic of Moldova)

2018.03.13 327
After a decade of slow but steady progress, the parity between sexes came to a halt in 2017. A total of 68% of the world’s gender gap is now closed, with the reversal driven by declining gender equality in the workplace and political representation.

International Women's Day

2018.03.06 152
On the occasion of the International Women's Day, the National Bureau of Statistics publishes the Women's and Men's Statistical Portrait in the Republic of Moldova. The main findings show that although women have a higher level of education, women opt for higher education, they have lower employment rate than men, they earn lower wages and are under-represented at decision-making level.

Equal Pay Day

2018.02.21 259
Today we mark the "Equal Pay Day", a symbolic date that means the number of additional days a woman needs to work to earn a income equivalent to a man's previous year's income: the difference is 52 days, the date of February 21 corresponding to the 52nd day of the year.