trafficking and exploitation

Prostitution is not a Sex Work

Why is the term “sex work” problematic when referring to prostitution? The sex industry is invested in the use of such terms as “sex work” and “sex worker” when referring to prostitution. Prostitution is not […]

marriage and love

Letter from a mother to the politicians

Dear policy-maker, dear politician, I am a woman and a mother. And I have a lot to tell you about I have worked during many years outside home and now I devote myself 100% to […]

trafficking and exploitation

Prosecution of human trafficking in Moldova (TIP 2018)

The government of Moldova increased law enforcement efforts. Articles 165 and 206 of the criminal code criminalized all forms of trafficking. The law prescribed penalties of five to 12 years imprisonment for adult trafficking; and […]

trafficking and exploitation

Trafficking in Moldova (TIP2018)

The Government of Moldova does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting […]


Female Genital Mutilations (FGM) – What are they?

The phrase Female Genital Mutilations (FGM) refers to all forms of partial or complete removal of female external genitals, or other modifications of the female genital organs, performed for cultural or other non-medical purposes. FGMs […]