The International Center for Women Rights Protection and Promotion (La Strada - Moldova)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: P.O. Box 259, Chisinau, Moldova 2012
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Website: http://www.lastrada.md
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The International Centre for Women Rights Protection and Promotion "La Strada Moldova" was founded and registered as non-governmental organisation in 2001.


The International Centre/La Strada Moldova strives to build a society based on the principle of respect for human rights, sense to the issue of trafficking in persons and all forms of abuse against children and women. It is active in direct assistance, prevention activities and lobbying activities:
Assistance activities include victim identification, facilitated rescue and repatriation, emergency psycho-social assistance, facilitated rehabilitation and reintegration; mediation service for vulnerable witnesses during legal proceedings and court hearing; these services are organised within the Drop-in-Centre for trafficked persons which also run SOS-Line and capacity building programs for practitioners on addressing cases of human trafficking and assisting trafficked persons;
Prevention and education activities include awareness, information and training. These activities are organised by the Resource Centre for migrants that runs peer-to-peer educational program, Toll Free Hot-Line and special library and capacity building programs for practitioners on trafficking prevention;.
Lobbying activities include technical support and legal expertise to policy makers in developing and implementing anti-trafficking framework and strategies; research and analyses on the trafficking and associated issues; consultancy, legal and analytical support to various international anti-trafficking programs;.


One of La Strada Moldova’s focuses is widening victims’ access to assistance and protection, irrespective if they are will to cooperate with the police
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