A Partnership for Empowerment
How a women’s rights organization and the National Employment and Skills Agency in Albania are joining forces to support women survivors of violence integrate in the job market. Learn more
In the words of Ema Meçaj: “Civil equality can truly be achieved only when gender stereotypes are reduced”
19-year-old activist from Albania, recently co-moderated the regional youth consultation in preparation for the 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68). Learn more
New regional research unveiled: A step closer to understanding the complex dynamics of technology-facilitated violence against women
This year-long research investigated the forms and prevalence of technology-facilitated violence against women and its impact on women and girls’ attitudes, experiences, and access to services. Learn more
UN Agencies in Albania kick off 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
They are asking for increased long-term, sustainable investments from government, private sector, foundations, and other donors to prevent violence against women and girls. Learn more
Highlights
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In Focus: UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68)
In Focus: UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68)

The 68th annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68), the UN’s largest annual event dedicated to gender equality and women’s empowerment, will take place from 11 to 22 March 2024.

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UN Women Albania Strategic Note 2022-2026

The Strategic Note offers an overview of the continued and upcoming initiatives that UN Women Albania in cooperation with partners aims to deliver for the period 2022-2026. It highlights key areas of contribution of the Country Office across UN Women’s triple mandate of UN Coordination, normative support and operational activities.

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Women's Entrepreneurship EXPO 2023

Launched in 2021, the Women’s Entrepreneurship EXPO is a unique partnership platform to promote women’s entrepreneurship ecosystem building in the Europe and Central Asia region. EXPO provides an interactive space for women entrepreneurs, investors and private sector representatives for collaboration, ideas generation, capacity building and business development.

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People in Kyiv, Ukraine crowd the train stations trying to get out of the country during the Russian invasion, but the evacuation trains are not enough for all the people. 1 March 2022. Photo: Sebastian Backhaus/Agentur Focus/Redux.
In Focus: War in Ukraine is a crisis for women and girls

The war has severely impacted social cohesion, community security and the resilience of local communities, especially women and girls. Lack of access to social services including schools and strained community resources have increased the care burden of local women who responsible for the care for children, disabled and elderly family members.

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Equal City: A strong civic space for gender equality

Welcome to Equal City! Here, led by young women and men, civil society organizations (CSOs), local authorities, universities and media work together to advance women’s rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment.

International Women’s Day 2024: ‘Invest in women: Accelerate progress’
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In a world facing multiple crises that are putting immense pressure on communities, achieving gender equality is more vital than ever. Ensuring women’s and girls’ rights across all aspects of life is the only way to secure prosperous and just economies, and a healthy planet for future generations. The time for change is now! Join us on 8 March 2024 for International Women’s Day as we rally behind the call to “Invest in women: Accelerate progress”. More ►