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‘Women for Women’ seek donations to help domestic violence shelter in Gjilan (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  20/06/2018  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

To help the women’s shelter in Gjilan stay afloat, a donation day for sanitary and hygiene products, clothes and toys will take place outside the National Theater in Prishtina on Wednesday. From 10 am to 6 pm on Wednesday, June 20, a small group of women are setting up a stall in front of the […]

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Kosovo men’s attitudes toward housework, sexuality and rape (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  07/06/2018  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

An infographic of how Kosovo men perceive gender norms and social roles, how equitable they are and what they think about domestic violence and rape. All the data visualized below is taken from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey conducted by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, OSCE, Mission in Kosovo. The […]

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Cycling tour around Kosovo to raise funds for mothers and children (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  07/06/2018  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

A charitable bike tour around Kosovo will gather funds for a local NGO to purchase equipment for the maternity ward in Gjakova. A four-day long cycling trip around large portions of Kosovo titled Cycling Kosovo for Children will get going on Thursday to collect funds for Action for Mothers and Children, AMC, a Kosovo NGO […]

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Gracanica: Women with disabilities face double discrimination (KIM)

By   /  06/06/2018  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

“Being a woman with disability means facing double discrimination,” Chairperson of an NGO Organization of Persons with Disabilities, Dragan Josifovic said today in a debate in Gracanica dedicated to promoting artistic development of women with disabilities, KIM Radio reported. There are 750 persons with disabilities registered in Gracanica municipality. Women make 40 percent of this […]

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183 women found in 28 nightclubs in Kosovo, 7 bars closed (Radio kontakt plus)

By   /  31/05/2018  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

Kosovo police unit for human trafficking during the search of 28 nightclubs across Kosovo found 183 women, while 7 bars were closed under suspicion of being involved in human trafficking, Radio kontakt plus reported. Among found women, 122 are citizens of Albania, 56 are from Kosovo, 2 are from central Serbia, 2 from Macedonia and […]

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Jahjaga: Justice system failed to protect victims of domestic violence (Klan Kosova)

By   /  29/05/2018  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

Former President of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga, said at a conference on justice for women murdered as a result of domestic violence organised as part of the regional FemArt festival taking place in Pristina that the justice system failed to protect these victims and that she was disappointed with the failure of institutions to prevent and […]

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Mayors of Dukagjini region to meet tomorrow in Peje (Radio Peja)

By   /  13/02/2018  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

The Deputy Minister for Communities and Return, Milazim Gashi, tomorrow starting from 10:00 will hold a coordination meeting at the Dukagjini hotel in Peje with mayors of Peje region, sponsored by UNHCR and UNMIK. The discussions will focus on the overall number of voluntary returns to Peje and Prizren regions, needs assessment on the interest […]

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UN Office supports mobile market in Gjilan/Gnjilane (Koha Ditore)

By   /  24/01/2018  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

Gjilan/Gnjilane Mayor, Lutfi Haziri, met Caroline Onekalit from the UN Office in Kosovo’s community support and signed a memorandum of understanding regarding a USD 27,000 investment in public infrastructure in areas where different communities live. Haziri said there funding will be provided for the “Green Market” project near the Orthodox Church building in the city. […]

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Tahiri determined to compensate victims of sexual abuse during the war in Kosovo (Koha)

By   /  12/12/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media, Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s Minister of Justice, Abelard Tahiri held today an introductory meeting with the Amnesty International team, respective with Deputy Director Gauri van Gulik, and rapporteurs Sian Jones and Jelena Sesar. Tahiri informed them about his priorities during the four year mandate as well as the work that is being done in harmonizing legal norms with […]

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Government of Kosovo sets the amount of pension for victims of sexual violence during conflict (KP)

By   /  15/11/2017  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

Kosovapress reports that the government of Kosovo has set the amount of the monthly payment the victims of sexual violence during conflict in Kosovo will receive at €230. Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Skender Recica, said the decision guarantees the start of a serious process to help victims of sexual violence. The government also […]

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Gender equality overshadowed in local elections (RTK/Telegrafi)

By   /  14/11/2017  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

RTK and Telegrafi both carry a statement issued by the Prizren-based initiative for women’s rights, FEMaktiv, saying that gender equality was overshadowed in local elections while the entire campaign was dominated by men. “In 2013 local elections only 9 of 224 mayoral candidates were women. In 2017 elections, only 8 of 204 candidates were women. […]

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In North Mitrovica declared an epidemic; the number of people suffering from measles in Kosovo grows (TV Most)

By   /  09/11/2017  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

In northern Mitrovica, the number of people suffering from measles is growing, and the epidemic has been declared, reports TV Most. Since last week, the number of patients, according to the data from the infectious department, has risen from 14 to over 70 people. The Specialist Doctor in infectious diseases, Head of the Infectious Diseases […]

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