Awareness raising meetings

In collaboration with "Me, the Woman" association, AWEN has continued to organize awareness meetings as part of the project "Strengthening the coordinated response of service providers from the police, health, education, and local government sectors to manage cases related to all forms of violence against women, in accordance with CEDAW standards and the Istanbul Convention." The project is funded by the European Union, supported by UN Women, and implemented by AWEN.

These awareness meetings specifically targeted students studying Sociology and Social Policy at Fan Noli University in Korça. The discussions during these meetings primarily focused on the phenomenon of domestic violence and gender-based violence, as well as the specific categories of individuals that are predominantly affected by these issues. Additionally, we had the opportunity to provide information to these student groups about the services offered by UG and AWEN across the country.

Protection of criminal victims

During the last 6 months, AWEN has been defending 19 victims of criminal offenses in the District Courts. All cases have experienced crimes of gender-based violence against them and their family members.