Monday, June 8, 2020
Flora Leka* had an arranged marriage at the age of 17. She dropped out of school and lived with her violent husband and father of her four children for more than 15 years.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Rebecca Vagi, manager of a housing project for survivors of violence in London, during her visit in Albania shared the United Kingdom experience with representatives of referral mechanisms, local civil society organizations, women’s shelters and young feminists.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
UN Women in Albania carried out events that ranged from marches and discussions to art exhibitions, sports initiatives, media and public transport campaigns that reached around one million people across the country.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Representatives of Government, parliament, civil society and academia gathered in Tirana to discuss the implementation of international standards in support services to women survivors of violence.
Friday, May 24, 2019
Third National Population Survey “Violence Against Women” collects for the first time data on the nature and prevalence of different forms of violence.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The study, the third on this issue in Albania, reveals that women and girls face many forms of harassment, especially those of a verbal nature.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
The UN Women country office in Albania, in partnership with the Albanian National Center of Cinematography, is organizing the first “Women International Film Festival”, focusing this year on the theme of gender-based violence.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
“Why doesn’t she leave?” is a frustratingly common question asked of women in abusive relationships. The question is often followed with disbelief—if it was really so bad, wouldn’t she have left? Ask Silva Kaca* why she didn’t leave...