Harmonization of country legislation with the Istanbul Convention – Harmonizimi i legjislacionit vendas me Konventën e Stambollit

In Albania, the current situation of domestic violence continues to be problematic, figures are alarming considering that the level of reporting violence is still low and the real incidence is very high. Year after year we see an increase in the number of denouncements, thanks to the great information and awareness work that has been …

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Signed Protocol on Prevention and Combating VAW and Domestic Violence in Brčko District BiH-Potpisan Protokol o sprečavanju i suzbijanju nasilja prema ženama i nasilja u porodici u Brčko distriktu BiH

4 May 2018 – As a part of activities directed toward capacity building of the subjects of protection from violence in the Brčko District BiH, the Foundation United Women Banja Luka organized adaptation and opening of the office of the Sub-department for Social Protection, which created conditions for providing psychosocial support and assistance for women …

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“Concrete efforts towards addressing sexual violence in Albania”/ Përpjekje konkrete në drejtim të adresimit të dhunës seksuale në Shqipëri”

April 16, 2018 – There are very few discussions or reports about sexual violence, but it is present and affects people of different sex and age groups, at national level. Consequently, there is an urgent need for the establishment of specialized centers providing inter sectoral services for survivors of different forms of sexual violence. The …

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Improving protection of women victims of violence in Brčko District BiH – Unaprijeđenje zaštite žena žrtava nasilja u Brčko distriktu BiH

13 April 2018 – Brčko District (BD), as the special administative unit within Bosnia and Herzegovina is taking concrete steps to improve legislative and public policy framework on prevention and combating violence against women and domestic violence. At the end of February, BD Assembly adopted the Law on Protection from Domestic Violence, with objective to …

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Istanbul Convention in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Alternative Reporting – Istanbulska konvencija u Bosni i Hercegovini: Alternativno izvještavanje

3 April 2018 – Civil society organizations active in the field of women’s human rights protection and gender equality are preparing for the alternative reporting on implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Prevention and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention)

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March 5, 2018 – First Meeting of the National Council on Gender Equality – 5 Mars 2018, Mbledhja e parë e Këshillit Kombëtar të Barazisë Gjinore.

The National Council for Gender Equality is a renewed (December 2017) structure set up by the Albanian government to better coordinate the work among the institutions, to push forward concrete policies and initiatives in order to improve the position of women in the Albanian society and to reduce the gap of gender inequality.

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March 8, 2018 – Equality and dignity for women and girls in Albania! – Barazi dhe dinjitet për gratë dhe vajzat në Shqipëri!

‘EQUALITY AND DIGNITY FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS IN ALBANIA!’ was the motto of the peaceful march organized in Tirana, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day. Women and men, boys and girls, civil society, coalitions and networks of non-governmental organizations from all over the country joined and marched along the main boulevard of the …

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