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 …

Read more 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

Swedish Embassy in Tirana recognizes the contribution of women role models/ Ambasada Suedeze në Shqipëri vlerëson kontributin e grave aktiviste

2019 marks 50 years of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Albania, and also 20 years of Swedish Development Cooperation in the country. To celebrate partnerships with women human rights CSO-s in the country, the Swedish Embassy in Tirana chose to celebrate the contribution of Shpresa Banja and Bajana Ceveli, to implementing Swedish feminist foreign policy …

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Human Rights in Democracy Centre, focal point of WAVE, participates in the UPR lobbying and other UN advocacy (side event presentation) in Geneva

On March 10– 14, 2019, Human Rights in Democracy Centre, a grassroots Albanian NGO which aims to work for promotion and protection of human rights in Albania teamed with dedicated team of Advocates for Human Rights, USA and directly engaged in lobbying and advocacy activities at the UN level regarding Universal Periodic Review along with …

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AWEN launches a pioneer study on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Adolescence in Albania, February 2019/ AWEN lançon studimin e parë në Shqipëri për dhunën në marrëdhëniet intime në adoleshencë, Shkurt 2019

AWEN launches a pioneer study on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Adolescence in Albania, February 2019 Albanian Women’s Empowerment Network – AWEN, in February, 2019 presented the findings of Intimate Partner Violence in Adolescence in Albania, the first of its kind for Albania, conducted during 2018 with the support of the Swedish Government. The realization …

Read more AWEN launches a pioneer study on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Adolescence in Albania, February 2019/ AWEN lançon studimin e parë në Shqipëri për dhunën në marrëdhëniet intime në adoleshencë, Shkurt 2019