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To bring women’s views and solutions to the forefront of discussions and decisions on COVID-19 response, UN Women initiated rapid consultations with women’s organizations across the Europe and Central Asia region. The consultations provided an opportunity to hear directly about the specific risks and challenges that women and girls face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; they also focused on the opportunities and solutions they are providing so that the strategic focus of support can be adjusted in a gender-responsive manner to reflect their differentiated experience. More
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Tuesday, June 1, 2021
A joint position paper by United Nations in Albania identifying four key areas and strategies to accelerate gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the country.
Sunday, May 2, 2021
The purpose of this study is to draft an analytical report, which can contribute to improving and raising the effectiveness of the Albanian legislation in addressing violence against women in elections (VAWE), as well as strengthening protection provided during the implementation of such legislation.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
The purpose of UN Women’s Country Gender Equality Brief (CGEB) is to provide a snapshot of gender equality and the situation of women in Albania, particularly against the gender-related indicators across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Following the UN Women corporate methodology and template, and in consultation with the UN Country Team (UNCT) in Albania, the CGEB is based on a literature review and uses official data produced before (and partially during) the COVID-19-induced crisis.
Sunday, December 20, 2020
This publication has been produced by UN Women Albania to assess the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on main challenges faced by women and men, and how the changing situation is affecting the socio-economic situation and livelihood of women and men.
Sunday, December 20, 2020
This alternative Report was prepared by the Office of the Ombudsperson of Albania for the presentation before the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). It is focused on the monitoring of CEDAW Convention implementation by the Albanian State for the 2016-2020 period.
Friday, July 17, 2020
In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the relatively limited data available, the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, through the Making Every Woman and Girl Count global programme, developed a rapid survey assessment tool to assess the gendered impacts of COVID-19 on the main challenges faced by on women and men lives and livelihoods.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Women and girls’ roles in their homes and communities – such as domestic and unpaid care responsibilities and as frontline health and social sector responder roles – increase their exposure to COVID-19.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
In May 2020, UN Women initiated online consultations with gender equality mechanisms from 14 countries in the Western Balkans and Turkey, Eastern Partnership and Central Asia sub-regions to discuss challenges and priorities for the gender dimensions of the short- and long-term COVID-19 response.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
The report on “The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on specialist services for victims and survivors of violence in the Western Balkans and Turkey: A proposal for addressing the needs” is a rapid assessment of specialist services to women who experienced violence to better understand the challenges posed to service delivery, as well as to explore new opportunities for innovative approaches in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rapid assessment was undertaken within the EU-UN Women Regional Programme “Implementing Norms, Changing Minds.”
Friday, April 10, 2020
This dedicated protocol guides the operation of public and nonpublic residential centers providing shelter services to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking in Albania during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monday, December 30, 2019
“Buxhetimi i Përgjigjshëm Gjinor në Shqipëri” (“Gender responsive budgeting”) is a manual prepared in the framework of “Promoting Gender Responsive Policies in Southeast Europe" project funded by the Austrian Agency for Development (ADA). Its purpose is to help employees and public administration staff at central and local level, to understand, support and implement planning, budgeting, (re) allocation, expenditure and monitoring of financial resources from a gender perspective. The manual is a...
Monday, December 30, 2019
“2020 Buxheti për Qytetarin” (“2020 Budget for Citizens”) summarizes the Albanian’s Government State Budget proposal priorities, major revenue and expenditure items and general information that are important for the public. Easy comprehensible for the public through simplified charts and tables, this publication ensures openness and establish good transparency practices.
Monday, November 25, 2019
Women from disadvantaged groups, including women with disabilities, Roma, Egyptian and LBTIQ women share their sufferings from different forms of violence, impacting their whole family. This brochure was prepared by Albanian Disability Rights Foundation in cooperation with Roma Women Rights Center and LGTB Alliance in Albania as part of the regional EU-UN Women programme on Ending Violence against Women in the Western Balkans and Turkey.
Friday, May 24, 2019
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.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
This study looks at the different dimensions of sexual harassment and other forms of gender based violence against women and girls in urban public spaces in the cities of Shkodra and Korça.
Friday, May 10, 2019
There is little information about the women representation in the appointed local government bodies in Albania. This study is the first institutional approach to this phenomenon and will for the first time produce some statistics regarding the ratio of representation of women in the appointed local government bodies. The aim of this study is to portray a panorama, of the gender configuration in the composition of the appointed local government bodies and on the basis of the analysis of this...
Sunday, May 5, 2019
The "2018 Public Perceptions of Gender Equality and Violence against Women" Infosheets provide insight of current and dominant attitudes and perceptions (and the factors that influence them) toward gender equality and violence against women at community level in the Western Balkans and Turkey.
Monday, December 10, 2018
United Nations agencies in Albania have been working with the Government, independent human rights institutions, civil society and other partners to advance the rights of every individual. This brochure brings their voices and how they are trying to achieve their economic, social and political rights.
Sunday, October 28, 2018
This study looks at the different dimensions of sexual harassment and other forms of gender based violence against Albanian women and girls in urban public spaces.