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Op-ed: 25 years of women’s rights - the promise that we must keep

Thursday, October 1, 2020

25 years after the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, as much has been achieved, we are still far from realizing the promise made in Beijing. No country in the world has achieved gender equality, we see painfully slow progress or even worse, pushback.

OpEd by UN Albania Country Team: Stopping sexual violence requires investments and society-wide action

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The recent cases of sexual abuse, including that of an adolescent in the capital city and in the Shkodra Police Commissariat, caused widespread indignation among Albanians. Any form of sexual abuse against a minor is a crime and a violation of fundamental human rights.

Celebrating 40 years in promoting women's rights

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

18 of December 2019 marked the 40th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

Op-ed: Honouring Albanian Rural Women

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Next time you go to the bazar, to a local restaurant or to an agritourism, think about the woman bringing food for your home, or the one preparing your meal. She is not just the farmer’s wife.

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