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.
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, October 2, 2020
The report offers a concise, data-driven look at the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action and issues a clarion call for stepping up progress to realize the promises of Beijing. It covers countries from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe region and it is based on available data and information in the regional and global databases.
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, 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.”
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
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.
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, 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.
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.
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, October 1, 2018
The reports provides an overview of the phenomenon of violence against women and girls from Roma, LGBT and disability communities.
Saturday, September 1, 2018
This guidebook provides general information on the different forms of violence against women and services for prevention, protection and rehabilitation from violence.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
This manual was prepared for the staff of the institution of Ombudsman. It will serve as tool in preparing written information or reports for the CEDAW Committee, GREVIO and UPR.
Saturday, January 6, 2018
This manual outlines detailed information on reporting and monitoring mechanisms of non-profit organizations to the CEDAW Committee, GREVIO and UPR.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
This manual provides a strategic analysis on the monitoring of the Gender Equality Strategy throughout Albania.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
The factsheet provides information on the general perception and attitudes regarding: gender equality issues, gender-based violence and acceptable behaviour of women and men for issues related to violence against women and girls in Albania.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Funded by the European Union and implemented by UN Women, the three-year programme, ‘Implementing Norms, Changing Minds’, aims at ending gender-based discrimination and violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey. The newsletter highlights stories of women leading change to end violence against women in the region as well as news and the latest updates on the development of the programme.
Monday, April 10, 2017
This guide focuses on the scourge of violence against women in elections. It identifies specific components of violence against women in elections, including types, tactics, victims and perpetrators, and presents policy and programming options based on current good practices to ensure that women can exercise their political rights.