Woman to Woman, Shkodra

Woman to Woman, Shkodra WOMAN to WOMAN in Shkodra was founded in 2002 by a group of women that have had a long experience in the field of support to women and girls, victims of physical, sexual, emotional abuse and trafficking. The organization aim is: To sensitize public opinion and to increase public awareness on…

Woman Forum, Elbasan

Woman Forum, Elbasan Woman Forum Elbasan is an association established in August 1991, and was created as an association with membership. The organization implements its activities in Elbasan Region and has the right to extend them all over Albania. The specific profile of the organization is based on issues and problems of women particularly those…

Psyco-social center “The Hearth”, Vlora

Psyco-social center “The Hearth”, Vlora “Vatra” Psycho-Social Centre in Vlore is an Albanian non-profit organization, which provides services and expertise for the prevention and protection of victims of trafficking, and domestic and community violence. “Vatra” Psycho-Social Centre started its activity as an institution in 1999. Since 2004 and afterwards, “Vatra” Psycho- Social Centre has been…

“Jona” Association, Saranda

“Jona” Association, Saranda JONA association – Saranda, was established on 2001. It operates in Saranda town and the communes around it. The organization consists of 50 members, women of different ages and professions, with eighth-grade, secondary or university schooling. They are characterized by commitment and willingness to render their contribution. Jona association has made a…

National Strategy and Action Plan on Gender Equality

National Strategy and Action Plan on Gender Equality The national strategy on Gender Equality and its Action Plan 2016-2020 is prepared and coordinated by the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, with contribution of the Inter-Ministerial working group established with Order of the Prime Minister no. 15, date 21.01.2016 and led by Minister of Social…

Istanbul Convention

Istanbul Convention Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. Preamble The member States of the Council of Europe and the other signatories hereto, Recalling the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ETS No. 5, 1950) and its Protocols, the European Social Charter (ETS No.…

Participation of AWEN coordinator as a representative of AWEN network at AWID Forum-Istanbul-Turkey, April, 2012

Participation of AWEN coordinator as a representative of AWEN network at AWID Forum-Istanbul-Turkey, April, 2012 AWID – Association for Women Rights in Development has organized the 12th forum this year with the theme: Transforming the economic power to advance women rights The Forum lasted four days and it was organized in different sessions located in…