Frequently Asked Questions

The rights of parents cannot be exercised contrary to their child’s interest. Parents cannot cause damage to the child’s physical and mental health. Parents will not use any kind of abusive behaviour, insults, ill-treatment, discrimination or psychological or physical violence, corporal punishment, involvement in criminal activities, teaching to abuse alcoholic beverages, to use drugs or psychotropic substances, gamble, beg or enga...
Marriage may be terminated by divorce (dissolution), on the basis of the application of one or both spouses or of the guardian of the spouse who has been declared incapable. If the wife defends the divorce, the husband cannot ask for the termination of marriage during her pregnancy and within one year after childbirth if the child was born alive and is living. According to the law, the marriage can be terminated by the Civil Status Office or b...
 

Beneficiary histories

The ordeal through which a rape victim passes is hard to explain. The emotional mutilation of the victim and the lack of prompt and correct inquiries from the authorities, get many women quit. The same would have happened in the case of Anna, a young woman from Chisinau who was raped by her neighbour. Two years ago, in early 2016, Ana accompanied by her mother came to the Women's Law Centre to ask for help. It was her last hope. "It happened t...

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