Adelina steps from the treadmill. Eyes flick up all around her and watch as she strolls towards the door. Her lycra clings gently to the curves of a well-toned, voluptuous body; there is hardly a hair out of place, hardly a drop of sweat visible; she is lightly tanned and her nails, the holy grail of salons universally, are tastefully fake. It is hard to read the thoughts behind the expressionless, Soviet stares which follow her.
Gender equality in Moldova
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In Eastern Europe, everybody talks about Russian girls—but do you know who totally slips under the radar? Unfortunately, Moldova itself tends to simply fall by the wayside simply because of where it is in the world. With an entire country population of just over 3. I just wish it could be bottled and sold around the world.
Moldova’s women in crisis
One day, Natalia informed her boss that she was pregnant, and was soon fired without any compensation or maternity allowance. The costs are even greater for women. Natalia did achieve some justice later. Moldova is one of the poorest countries in Europe.
I can only just afford food and rent. This was the weary perspective of many, if not most, voters in the Feb. Foreigners were keenly focused on this unassuming corner of Eastern Europe as the latest stage for the rivalry between the West and Russia. As pro-Europe parties faced off against the pro-Russia Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova PSRM , each side publicly promised it would secure a geopolitical edge for its preferred patron. For Moldovan voters, however, geopolitics were a marginal concern.