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Women-run businesses thrive in Albania's capital

21 April 2017

In Tirana, Albania “Competitive Fund for Women Entrepreneurs” of the Municipality of Tirana supports innovative and comprehensive business ideas through funding and training. More

From where I stand: “I set up a tourist guest house to support my family”

24 February 2017

Saudita Marku, a city girl, looked for new income opportunities to support her family when after marriage she moved to rural village in Albania. She now runs a guest house for tourists, and also a bee-keeping business. More

In Albania, football and a mobile app get men to commit to gender equality

26 October 2016

The HeForShe in Stadiums campaign and HeForShe Fan mobile app use football to reach men and boys across Albania, encouraging them to empower women, stop discrimination and speak out against gender-based violence. More

World's Largest Lesson teaches Albania the ABCs of the SDGs

04 October 2016

Ahead of World Teacher’s Day on 5 October, UN Women highlights teachers in Albania who are bringing the Sustainable Development Goals into the classroom. In a week of action, awareness-raising and accountability, Global Goals Week introduced Albanian kids to SDG 5, which aims to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. More

Coverage: UN Women Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia and UN Women Chief of Staff in Albania

16 August 2016

UN Women Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia and Representative to Turkey Ingibjorg Gisladottir and UN Women Chief of Staff Khetsiwe Dlamini visited Albania from 3-4 August to meet with government representatives, civil society organizations, private sector leaders and other development partners. More

Steering the path to leadership for women police officers in Albania

07 July 2016

UN Women-supported training focuses on integrating a gender perspective and developing policies to increase women's participation as leaders and decision-makers in the Albanian State Police force. More

Local budgets in Albania respond to community feedback

05 May 2016

A UN Women-led campaign results in Albania’s first-ever community budget consultations and brings immediate benefits to those in need. More

Breaking the cycle of human trafficking in Albania

30 March 2016

To support women and girl survivors of trafficking, UN Women in Albania has been supporting service-providers in shelters with capacity-building and salary subsidies under the project “Preventing and addressing violence against women and girls in Albania”, implemented by UN Women with funding from the European Union. More

Around the world, women and men of all ages “orange their hoods” to end violence

11 December 2014

From flash mobs to bicycle races, street marches to art exhibits, and even illuminating landmarks and buildings in orange light, people around the world banded together during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence by “oranging their neighbourhoods.” More

Balkan women make inroads in peace and politics

24 October 2014

With support from UN Women, women leaders in the Balkans are putting gender issues at the centre of politics and fueling women’s empowerment in order to bring peace and stability to the region. More

Teamwork fosters business growth and women’s economic empowerment in Albania

14 October 2014

With the support of UN Women, an economic empowerment project in Albania is helping rural women cultivate their business skills and increase their income by forming cooperatives. More

New EU-UN Women initiative will tackle violence against women and girls in three countries

26 November 2013

The European Commission and UN Women have announced a new joint programme on Preventing and Addressing Violence against Women and Girls, which will support initiatives by national institutions and civil society organizations in Albania, Timor-Leste and Mexico. More

EU-wide protection for victims of domestic violence becomes law

06 June 2013

As pledged under the COMMIT initiative, the European Union has adopted an EU-wide protection order, to recognize protection and restraining orders issued against perpetrators of violence across all EU Member States. More

Presentation by Michelle Bachelet and Julia Duncan Cassell at a side event on the COMMIT Initiative

06 March 2013

Presentation by Michelle Bachelet and Julia Duncan-Cassell at the high-level side event on the COMMIT Initiative, 5 March, 2013, in New York. More

A key milestone toward gender equality is passed in Albania, bringing hope to many

12 September 2012

In the Southeastern nation of Albania, girls in the villages often tell the same story. For Albana, and other ten-year old girls like her, the first day of school is exciting. She runs down the street in her village of Kukes to make it on time, afraid she will be late. But her school is not just around the corner, it across the border in Kosovo and she has to walk nearly an hour to get there. More

The Role of Women in Democratic Transition

23 November 2011

Remarks by Ms. Lakshmi Puri Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at High Level Human Rights Conference Sakharov Prize Network Public Event “Role of women in democratic transition Panel on “Women's Rights in Times of Change European Parliament. Brussels, Belgium, 23 November 2011. More

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