Safety measures for preventing COVID-19

Access to information and services is one of the many priorities raised by women and girls during meetings in the municipalities of Tirana, Durres, Lezha, Elbasan, Debar and Lushnja. These meetings are organized by "Today for the Future" network with the support of UN Women to encourage women and girls participation in the participatory budgeting process. In response to their demands amidst the Covid-19 pandemic emergency, the Network provided direct services, assistance on the ground and information access to communities in these areas. They prepared information materials on protection measures and recommendations about family and work relations in the context of COVID-19 pandemic in addition to guidance on local services. Participatory budgeting at local level is part of the UN Joint Programme to “Leave no One Behind”.

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Languages available: Albanian

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Europe and Central Asia; Albania

Subject area(s): COVID-19; Governance and national planning; Ending violence against women and girls

Resource type: Advocacy; Posters/flyers

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 6

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)