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19 February 2021

UNFPA presents findings of “Adolescent and Youth Abuse in Albania” report in a Parliamentary hearing session

Tirana, 19 February 2021 - Today UNFPA and the Albanian Parliament organized a hearing session for the presentation of the main findings of the report Adolescent and Youth Abuse in Albania, prepared by experts with experience in the field of public health and protection of children and young people, and supported by UNFPA.  

30 June 2020

SHE COUNTS: A SIMPLE TRUTH TO END HARMFUL PRACTICES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS

Child marriage remains widespread across swathes of Eurasia, in countries ranging from India, Bangladesh and Nepal to Georgia, Turkey and Albania. 30 per cent of women aged 20-24 in South Asia, 7 per cent in East Asia...

12 April 2019

Keeping progress moving forward for women and girls in Albania

BERAT, Albania — Tefta Shakaj always wanted to study at university to become a doctor, but that was not an option for her in Albania when she was a teenager. “We were obliged to do what we were told,” she says. After completing secondary school, however, she did get an opportunity that changed the course of her life: a one-year

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