Albania Gender Brief – 2016

3 October, 2016

This document was prepared by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Albania and UN Women Albania, with the financial support of the Government of Sweden and the Government of Austria, in the framework of the UN Women/ADA project “Gender Equality Facility in Albania Phase I” (GEF).

The aim of the project is to support Development and Integration Partners in Albania in prioritizing EU GAP II engagement and supporting the Government in Albania in implementing the EU Gender Equality acquis, with an emphasis on enhancing alignment, sector reform and contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Authors: Monika Kocaqi, Ani Plaku, Dolly Wittberger

Editor: Kristin van der Leest

Comments by: Alba Agolli, Colette Donadio, Estela Bulku

Layout and Design: Eduart Cani

Peer reviewers: Aurela Anastasi (CLCI); Lida Grabova (ACPD); Arta Mandro (School of Magistrates); Ditila Doracaj, University of Medicine, Tirana; Olimbi Hoxhaj, Albanian Association of PLWHA (People Living With HIV); Lumturi Merkuri, Public Health specialist; Dorina Tocaj, Elida Nuri, Elsona Agolli (UNFPA); Entela Lako, Edlira Papavangjeli (UNDP); Michael Kane (UK Home Office)

Please cite this publication as: UN Women & UNDP (2016). Gender Brief Albania 2016. Prepared by Monika Kocaqi, Ani Plaku and Dolly Wittberger. UN Women, Albania.

Opinions and views expressed in this document do not necessarily reflect those of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations (UN), the Austrian Development Agency or the Sweden International Development Cooperation Agency.