The Parliament of Albania and UN Women commit to greater collaboration for gender equality
UN Women and the Parliament in Albania signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their joint work on gender equality and women’s empowerment in the country. Learn more
Albania joins the 16 days campaign to end gender-based violence
UN Women together with United Nations agencies in Albania and in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection launched the 16 days campaign against gender-based violence. Learn more
From where I stand: “People with disabilities don’t talk about the violence they experience”
Read how Amira Kushta from Tirana, got a new lease on life after two decades in isolation in her own house. Learn more
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
How have Albanians have benefited from gender-responsive budgeting by the central government in different sectors? More
Albania’s first National Action Plan for the implementation of the UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. More
- Press Release: The Parliament of Albania and UN Women commit to greater collaboration for gender equality
- Albania joins the 16 days campaign to end gender-based violence
- Video: Defending the human rights of Roma women – Manjola’s story, Albania
- From where I stand: “People with disabilities don’t talk about the violence they experience because often it means reporting the people closest to them”
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.
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!