Disability in Moldova

Curated news and resources on inclusion and rights

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This page has curated news from Moldova. There are a total of 6 links.


In War in Ukraine:

"I want to go back" testimonies from older people who left Ukraine. (2022, Help Age)


Education and Childhood

Turned Away From Teaching, Disabled Moldovan 'Astonished' By Discrimination. “Told she could not become a teacher because she was born without one hand and forearm, but she has never given up on her dream.” (Video feature, subtitles in English, Jul, Radio Free Europe)

Employment, Business and Work

Give people with disabilities a chance to work experience of a woman with disability working at an electronic systems company. (2022, ILO Voices)

Policy and Rights

Situation Analysis of the rights of persons with disabilities. (2022, UNPRPD)

War in Ukraine

Evacuating or Leaving Ukraine

Enabling support for Ukrainian refugees with disabilities in the Republic of Moldova (Mar, WHO)

"I want to go back" testimonies from older people who left Ukraine. (2022, Help Age)

Rapid Needs Assessment of Older Refugees

"Only 22% of older people interviewed had a disability. This is surprisingly low and may reflect that many of those with a disability have found it harder to flee their homes. Agencies should be prepared in coming weeks for older people arriving who need assistive aids such as hearing aids, wheelchairs, and incontinence pads, which may have been left behind, lost, or broken along the journey. " (link to pdf, 2022, Help Age)