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Fighting domestic violence is a top priority for the United Nations. This is because violence against women and girls is the most pervasive and widespread human rights violation in the world. Globally, roughly one in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime.
The country’s first one-stop app for job-seekers—Prv.mk—has just been launched together with a brand new website.The app can be downloaded free at Google Play. With Prv.mk, young people can find out about all the latest job openings across the country, including internships, volunteer positions and entry-level job placements.
Today saw the launch of a newly refurbished nursery in Pehcevo that is set to improve the care provided for the youngest citizens of the Municipality—toddlers up to two years of age.
Participants at the discussion included over 30 journalists and editors, a number of MPs and Government ministers, as well as NGO representatives and experts on the issue of domestic violence. A clear message emerged from the discussion — the message that only an integrated and joint approach involving all key stakeholders will be effective in changing attitudes to domestic violence.
All women and girls have a right to live in a world free of violence. However, many women around the globe have suffered violence in their lifetime and many more have comforted a sister or friend following an attack.
UNDP organized a roundtable on employment of persons with disabilities, as a stage in the preparation of a comprehensive report which elaborates on EU policies and best practices in this field. Representatives from the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, the Chamber of Commerce, the Community of Sheltered Companies, as well as experts and disability activists attended this event.