CSSP News: Comprehensive report on advancing the Istanbul Convention implementation: The role of women’s NGOs and networks in the Western Balkans & Turkey is now published!

The comprehensive report ‘Advancing the Istanbul Convention implementation: The role of women’s NGOs and networks in the Western Balkans and Turkey’, was prepared by CSSP partner, Albanian Women Empowerment Network (AWEN).This comprehensive report offers an overview of the current situation regarding the IC implementation in the Westerns Balkans and Turkey (WBT), focusing on well implemented …

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CSSP News: Premier of partner video “Collaborating towards an effective implementation of the Istanbul Convention”

CSSP partners have successfully cooperated since 2017 to contribute to the effective implementation of the Istanbul Convention in their region. As one of the last collaborations of the project, they created a video to illustrate the effectiveness of their cooperation.

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CSSP News: Final project meeting takes place in Albania

The final partners’ meeting ‘Implementing norms, changing minds. Civil Society Strengthening Platform: A two-year partnership’ was held in Tirana, Albania, from the 11-12 of September. 28 participants from all seven partner countries as well as policy makers (representatives from the Albanian Ministry of Health and Social Protection, Albanian Ombudsman, Albanian Parliament, Albanian State Police) and …

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Albania: First steps towards an integrated law against gender based violence based on IC standards and measures! Shqipëri: Hidhen hapat e parë për një ligj të integruar kundër dhunës ndaj vajzave e grave!

Numerous national and international actors working on issues of gender equality and gender-based violence in Albania came together on 25 June 2019, at a consultation table about the efforts to prepare an integrated law on violence against girls and women. The participants discussed the need for drafting this law, based also on the Istanbul Convention’s …

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CSSP News: Positive messaging campaign on the Istanbul Convention launches

May 27th, 2019 – Today, the CSSP positive messaging campaign on the Istanbul Convention launches in the Western Balkans and Turkey. From May 27 – 31st, nine important articles from the Istanbul Convention will be presented and discussed on WAVE and CSSP partner’s social media accounts. The campaign was organized by Serbian CSSP partner Fenomena …

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May 24, 2019 – Launching of the new national survey on Violence against Women and Girls: Albania now has a more comprehensive view on GBV

After the first National Surveys (2007, 2013) on Domestic Violence in Albania, INSTAT – Albanian Institute of Statistics launched today a new national survey conducted during 2018, which for the first time introduces new extended data on the nature and extent of other forms of violence, such as violence in intimate relationships, non-partner violence, sexual …

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Challenges and gaps faced by Albanian municipalities in efficiently addressing cases of domestic and gender-based violence – Sfidat dhe mangësitë me të cilat ballafaqohen bashkitë shqiptare në trajtimin e duhur të rasteve të dhunës në familje dhe asaj me bazë gjinore

Since 2017, Gender Alliance for Development Centre (GADC) and Albanian Women Empowerment Network (AWEN) have been working to identify challenges and gaps faced by Albanian municipalities in efficiently addressing cases of domestic and gender-based violence. Both organizations are leading a civil society monitoring process of one of the four objectives of the Albanian National Strategy …

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