Intimate partner violence and sexual violence among young people in Albania


This research study was conducted by the Albanian Women Empowerment Network (AWEN) in framework of the program “Protection and promotion of women’s rights in Albania 2019-2021”, with the financial support of the Swedish government.
“This material is fully funded by the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (Sida). Sida does not necessarily agree with the opinions expressed.”

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.