Paying attention to women’s needs and leadership will strengthen COVID-19 response
As measures around the world attempt to contain the spread of the Novel Coronavirus, social impact of outbreak is hitting women hard. Learn more
On International Women’s Day, a film in Albania open doors to dialogue on disrupting patriarchy
To mark Women’s Day, “Open Door” movie was screened showing the impact of patriarchal social norms and traditions on the lives of women and girls. Learn more
Take Five: “Stereotypes shape our interactions with others and with the world”
Gertjana Hasalla works for Woman Forum Elbasan which is implementing an innovative behavioural change campaign, aimed at ending violence against women in Elbasan. 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
Following the announcement of the Action Coalition themes on 15 January, this communique outlines the leadership criteria, process and timeline for the Generation Equality Action Coalitions. More
Women and girls and survivors of domestic violence were trained on self-defense and personal safety during the 16 Days of Activism. More
Different exhibitions by five women artists, involving various mediums elaborated the pervasive issue of violence against women. More
- Paying attention to women’s needs and leadership will strengthen COVID-19 response
- On International Women’s Day, a film in Albania open doors to dialogue on disrupting patriarchy
- We need a whole-of-society movement to achieve full gender equality – by Michele Ribotta, UN Women Representative in Albania*
- Take Five: “Stereotypes shape our interactions with others and with the world”
- Generation Equality in Albania stands against rape!
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.
We need a whole-of-society movement to achieve full gender equality
On International Women’s Day, the European Union, UN Women and hundreds of women’s rights organizations in the Western Balkans and Turkey are celebrating their partnership to end discrimination and violence against women.