UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Albania

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Video: Defending the human rights of Roma women – Manjola’s story, Albania
#HearMeToo: Defending the human rights of Roma women

Violence against women in Albania is common, with nearly 60 per cent of women aged 15-49 saying they have experienced domestic violence. When domestic violence occurs in a Roma household, police are often indifferent. Abused Roma women, particularly if they are poor, uneducated and unemployed, are unaware of their human rights and how to find shelters and access services. Hear the story of the Executive Director of the Center for the Rights of Roma Women, an activists that fights for women’s rights and against domestic violence. More

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Women and Men in Albania 2018

Women and Men in Albania 2018

This is a yearly publication that brings to the public comprehensive information on gender statistics in the country. It contains gender disaggregated data, aiming at the collection, analysis, and presentation of statistics by gender.

Women and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
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Let’s Achieve Gender Equality by 2030

There can be no development without gender equality! It's up to all of us to achieve gender equality. United Nations and UN Women in Albania call on society to support the empowerment of women and girls everywhere!

 
Planet 50–50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality