The Women's Organization of Moldova


str. Kogalniceanu 36-a, apt. 11
2009 Chisinau
Phone: (373-2) 26-58-93 or 33-13-03
Contact: Irina Martiniuc, President
The Women's Organization of Moldova (WOM) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-commercial and non-political organization. It was started in 1996 and registered as a NGO on 11 July, 1997. WOM has 6 branches located in Chisinau, Hincesti, Tiraspol, Ceadir-Lunga, Straseni and Balti and has 600 members. The organization's goals are to promote democratic values by involving women in the process of democratizing society; upholding and stimulating women's civic initiative and the ensuring the protection of women's and children's civic, economic and social rights.

Past and current activities include:

Currently, membership fees and private sponsors support WOM. In 1997, the branches in Hincesti and Tiraspol received short term (6 months) grants from the Eurasia Foundation to help women develop agribusiness in the Hincesti region and create NGOs in the Transdniester region of Moldova.

Last updated:    January 1998

A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).

CCSI Home Announcements Eurasia Opinion/Analysis Bookstore Site Map Search
CCSI logo Center for Civil Society International
Ideas and information for civic action worldwide
CCSI logo