United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

Promoting Gender Equality in National Development Policies and Programmes

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The objective of the programme is to promote gender equality as a prerequisite for rights-based sustainable development in line with Millennium Development Goals, the Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and the EU-Moldova Action Plan. The programme aims at enhancing national capacity in Moldova, enabling institutions and organizations to realize their commitment to ensuring human rights for women in the frame of the good governance and poverty alleviation strategy.

The programme will focus on:

  1. enhancing political will for women’s human rights and gender equality;
  2. developing national capacity and mechanisms for the implementation of the international commitment to women’s human rights and gender equality (including statistics);
  3. monitoring of progress of gender responsive policies and programmes; and
  4. harmonization of goals and priorities as well as coordination of all efforts to achieve gender equality and ensure women’s human rights.