Take Five We have come a long way in fighting gender based violence but the struggle continues
Albanian activist for gender equality and the advancement of women’s rights and the Executive Director of the Gender Alliance for Development Centre (GADC) talks about fighting gender-based violence in Albania. Learn more
Synergy between institutions provides a better future for survivors of violence
The mechanism that manages cases of domestic violence in Kamza has been very effective since its revitalization, supporting 84 women and girls in one year. Learn more
Albania reviews progress and challenges ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
Albania has submitted the country report after an all-inclusive, two months consultation process with different actors. Learn more
Mobilizing youth against illegal weapons for a safer society for women and girls
An awareness campaign to report the use of illegal fire weapons was organized in June in eight Albanian cities. 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
How have Albanians have benefited from gender-responsive budgeting by the central government in different sectors? More
Violence against women and sexual harassment in urban spaces in Albania - Lack of reporting and information
Study shows that women and girls face many forms of harassment. More
- Take Five: "We have come a long way in fighting gender-based violence, but the struggle continues"
- Albania reviews progress and challenges in achieving women’s rights, ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
- Mobilizing youth against illegal weapons for a safer society for women and girls
- From Where I Stand: “Women in rural areas are speaking up about their rights”
- New Survey reveals violence against women still wide spread in Albania despite progress
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.
The "Women International Film Festival” was organized in Tirana, Albania from 8-11 March 2019 to commemorate International Women’s Day. The festival, focused on "gender-based violence", organized by UN Women Albania in partnership with the Albanian National Center of Cinematography. The festival featured several documentaries, in addition to long and short movies by various international and national filmmakers, free and open to the public.