Strengthening the Role of Civil Society Organizations during the Compensation Process for Victims of Crime

May 10, 2018 – OSCE organized a workshop on Strengthening the Role of Civil Society Organizations during the Compensation Process for Victims of Crime Ambassador Jan Braathu, Head of Mission, OSCE Mission in Kosovo said that is fundamental to build trust between the Kosovo institutions. The role of the National Coordinator against Domestic Violence in …

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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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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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Promotion of Women Inter-Ethnic Dialogue, Human Rights and Democracy in the Western Kosovo

March 2, 2018 – Promotion of Women Inter-Ethnic Dialogue, Human Rights and Democracy in the Western Kosovo Women Wellness Center is implementing  project to support and  promote women inter-ethnic dialogue, human rights and democracy in communities affected by the conflict in Western Kosovo more specifically in the Municipality of Peje/Pec, Istog/Istok and Kline/Klina that have …

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Women and Men to Join Women’s Wellness Center on March Against Violence and Discrimination on International Women’s Day

On March 8, on International Women’s Day, we protest and not celebrate because we have not achieved gender and social justice. Therefore, we have no reason to celebrate. We oppose and fight unemployment and poverty, which is a form of structural violence that is exercised against citizens and citizens of the Republic of Kosovo. Today, …

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Take Five: “Most services for refugees in Turkey are gender-blind”

Yelda Şahin Akıllı, Project Coordinator at the Foundation for Women’s Solidarity. Photo: Courtesy of FWS The Foundation for Women’s Solidarity (FWS) is an independent women’s organization dedicated to fighting violence against women, especially domestic violence and trafficking of women. The FWS opened Turkey’s first independent Women’s Counselling Centre in 1991 and its first independent shelter …

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