COVID-19 Impact on Girls and Women Working in the Garment and Footwear Industry in Albania

For 5 consecutive years, Gender Alliance for Development Center (GADC), has been focusing on the improvement of the working conditions of women and girls working in the garment and footwear sector in Albania. Regarding the COVID 19 impact on women GADC wrote two reports: “Due Diligence for women and girls working in the “Fason” Industry …

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Covid-19, threefold increase in calls for help at the National Hotline for Domestic Violence cases / Up to 6 protection orders issued within one day in Durrës District

  The number of calls for help from victims of domestic violence during the Covid-19 isolation period in Albania has tripled. Albanian Women Empowerment Network– AWEN reports that the National Line for Women and Girls 116117 received around 2000 calls during the period of isolation (March 10 – May 18) because of the pandemic, marking …

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Court defined the case of unmarried couple as “domestic violence” – Partnerin uyguladığı şiddet “ev içi şiddet” sayıldı

A family court in Ankara has concluded a case of an unmarried couple as “domestic violence” in Turkey and sentenced the accused partner to pay alimony. The court decision included specific reference to the Istanbul Convention. The court has stated that although the couple is not married, violent acts between partners should be considered as “domestic violence” according to …

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Capacity Development Workshops for Women Lawyers – Kadın Avukatlar İçin Kapasite Geliştirme Atölyeleri

A total of 60 women lawyers working in the area of combating gender-based violence attended 3 capacity development workshops in Ankara, as part of a joint project of the Foundation for Women’s Solidarity and the Capacity Development Association, titled “Strengthening the Representation of Women subjected to Violence in the Justice Mechanism”. During the 3-day workshops, …

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Gender Based Journalism Library is Founded – Toplumsal Cinsiyet Odaklı Habercilik Kütüphanesi Kuruldu

Independent communication network bianet has founded the Gender Based Journalism Library. The library aims to become a resource center for everyone, specifically for journalists and media workers, who work on gender based journalism, in order to mainstream an understanding of journalism which sees gender equality as a fundamental human right in every stage of news production. There …

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Humanitarian event “STOP to violence against women in Macedonia” – Хуманитарен настан „СТОП за насилството врз жената во Македонија“

On 19th of May, Saturday, in Skopje, humanitarian event was held with the title “STOP on violence against women and domestic violence”. The event was organized by Kreativ and Mamamo, in cooperation with National Network to End Violence against Women and Domestic Violence. The aim of the event was raising funds for the Intervention women’s …

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Presentation of Study on violence against children / Презентација на Студија за насилство врз деца

On 10.05.2018, at hotel Holiday Inn, the Study on assessment of institutional mechanisms for prevention, identification, reporting, referral and protection of children from violence, conducted by National Network to End Violence against Women and Domestic Violence in cooperation with UNICEF was presented. The presentation was opened with introductory address by Minister of Labor and Social …

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