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
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.