The National Programme on Gender Equality Insurance for 2010-2015 approved by the Government Decision No. 933 of 31 December 2009 aims at identifying and promoting a complex vision of opportunities, conditions, and methods of efficient implementation of gender equality in the Republic of Moldova. One of its specific objectives refers to the area of violence and trafficking in persons, the main interventions aiming at the elimination of domestic violence and at the development of rehabilitation services for victims.
The National Plan includes a Chapter with specific objectives on violence and human trafficking that are as follows:
a) Annihilate domestic and gender based violence and trafficking in women and girls;
b) Combat any manifestation of violence against girls and boys in the educational system;
c) Improve services for the rehabilitation and reintegration of victims of trafficking and violence, especially against women and girls.
And specific actions as follows:
a) Adoption of a law on amending and supplementing some legislative acts regarding the implementation of mechanisms for violence prevention and punishment through gender perspective;
b) Capacity building at all levels for the entities involved in prevention and combat of violence and trafficking, with a special focus on people involved in rehabilitation of victims and re-socialization of aggressors, through a gender perspective;
c) Educational programs, training modules, research and awareness raising campaigns related to the phenomenon of violence and trafficking through human rights and gender equality perspective;
d) Consolidation of social programs, rehabilitation and re-socialization measures aimed at supporting the victims and re-socializing aggressors;
e) Gather, analyse and disseminate sex-disaggregated statistics on violence and trafficking related cases.
Source of Information
Response of the Government of the Republic of Moldova to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010