Art installations by young Albanian artists raise community awareness on gender-based violence
Different exhibitions by five women artists, involving various mediums elaborated the pervasive issue of violence against women. Learn more
Generation Equality in Albania stands against rape!
UN Women in Albania carried out events that ranged from marches and discussions to art exhibitions, sports initiatives, media and public transport campaigns. Learn more
Changing the conversation for girls in Albania: from victim-blaming to self-confidence
Women and girls and survivors of domestic violence were trained on self-defense and personal safety during the 16 Days of Activism. Learn more
“What were you wearing” Clothes exhibition seek to end blaming of rape survivors
An art installation with clothes built around the testimonials of survivors of rape was exhibited in Albania during the 16 Days of Activism. Learn more
I am Generation Equality: Fatmira Dajlani, child marriage survivor and activist
Fatmira Dajlani has been working as an activist for 14 years in Albania and is leading “Roma Gateway for Integration” organization in Fushe Kruje. Learn more
To mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Women is launching a new campaign, “Generation Equality—Realizing women’s rights and an equal future”. The campaign demands equal pay, equal sharing of unpaid care and domestic work, an end to sexual harassment and all forms of violence against women and girls, health-care services that respond to their needs, and their equal participation in political life and decision-making in all areas of life. More
The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) 2020 is, I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights. The theme is aligned with UN Women’s new multigenerational campaign, Generation Equality, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. More
How have Albanians have benefited from gender-responsive budgeting by the central government in different sectors? More
Meet the active young women helping other women to have a life of dignity and freedom. More
- Take Five: “Stereotypes shape our interactions with others and with the world”
- Generation Equality in Albania stands against rape!
- Celebrating 40 years in promoting women's rights
- UN Women brings to Albanian audience Austrian experience in addressing the needs of women survivors of violence
- Take five: “Gender-responsive budgeting is a tool to empower women and to reduce inequality in our society”
This survey collects for the first time data in Albania on the nature and prevalence of other forms of violence: dating violence, non-partner violence, sexual harassment, stalking and brings forth findings on social norms.
In Albania, one in ten women have experienced sexual violence at least once during their life. Many do not report it due to victim blaming culture and stigma. This video brings awareness and asks the public to listen, believe and support survivors.