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7 June, 2018

“Women and Men in Albania”, the most recent collection of gender statistics in the country was launched today by the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) and UN Women with financial support of the Austrian Development Agency. The publication...

17 May, 2018

“Yes, I am a lesbian, but I am a human being first,” this is how Briselda, a young woman from Tirana, starts telling her story for Dritare.net. She became aware of her sexual orientation ten years ago; she was only 15 at the time. She presents as...

17 April, 2018

The Deputy Prime Minister of Albania Senida Mesi led a High-Level consultation dedicated to Albania’s progress towards the achievement of Agenda 2030, bringing together government, development partners, civil society and the...

10 March, 2018

United Nations Agencies in Albania embarked on a week-full of activities aiming to bring into spotlight gender inequalities and women’s rights and call on society to act for empowerment of women living in urban and rural areas.

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8 March, 2018

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Albania organized the roundtable "Challenges and Opportunities to Achieve Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Rural Girls" with the...

8 March, 2018

United Nations and World Bank have a message.

 

 

1 March, 2018

A 20 square metre room with one window is the only home that Semiha Xhani, and her eight-year old son have known. She had built it with her ex-husband when they were married, in Paskuqan, an informal settlement located 5 kilometres from the...

6 February, 2018

The Government of Albania in partnership with the National Statistics Office and with support from the United Nations Agencies have launched Report on the...

2 February, 2018

Tirane, 31 January 2018: The Inter-Ministerial Committee for achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), held its second meeting today under the chairmanship of the Deputy Prime Minister of Albania Senida Mesi. Participants included...

8 January, 2018

Knowing who you are is a precondition to having a happy life. It is important to know yourself, your feelings, your dreams and desires, and then try to live up to them. Just imagine how you would feel if you knew your dream had no chance of ever...