A Leader must have: The right vision, the ability to achieve it and the capacity
to be near people. These are characteristics that a woman carries best in politics - Mariam Anderson

Success comes from effort - Sofocles

Women progress is society progress
and society progress, is women progress. - Hillary Clinton

A Leader must have: The right vision, the ability to achieve it and the capacity
to be near people. These are characteristics that a woman carries best in politics - Mariam Anderson

Success comes from effort - Sofocles

Women progress is society progress
and society progress, is women progress. - Hillary Clinton

Women Experts

Women Experts is the first online database in Albania that aims to promote women on diverse fields of expertise and to connect them with public institutions, NGOs, journalists, producers and other media groups who are seeking for a guest and sources. This space is created ​i​n the framework of “Raising Women Voices through Media” initiative with the support of USAID through Assist Impact​ and NED and is implemented by ​the ​Women’s Network Equality in Decision Making​.​​

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Media 4 Equality

Media 4 Equality is the first online space in Albania that aims to increase the responsibility of Albanian Media on gender sensitive reporting and expose media sexism and misogynistic coverage of women and girls. We call journalists and individuals to stop media sexism and to become an agent of change by joining our movement and reporting sexism incident in Media. This space is created ​i​n the framework of “Raising Women Voices through Media” initiative with the support of National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and is implemented by the ​Women’s Network Equality in Decision Making​.

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Open call for: Active Citizens
Eight years ago, the Albanian Parliament introduced the gender quota provision in the Electoral Code as a political commitment to equal participation and representation of women and men in decision making. However, only 13% of women were elected directly during the 2013 Parliament Elections. Today, we have 32 women MP thanks to the sanction related to... Read More

Women’s March on Washington
“One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do to intervene in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul.” -Clarissa Pinkola... Read More

Domestic violence, Minister of Social Welfare: A strategy to protect women
The Minister of Social Welfare presented the government’s strategy on violence against women today, and appealed to all women to speak up and denounce violence cases.Under the slogan, “I choose to live without violence”, the Minister of Social Welfare launched the national campaign against domestic violence.The Minister announced that now the... Read More

Tourism and culture, Association of Honorary Consuls organized a roundtable
The Association of Honorary Consuls organized a roundtable to promote culture and tourism, which included ministers, diplomats, representatives of civil society, economic experts, and artists.The goal of the roundtable meeting was how boosting investments and turning Albania into a tourist destination is good not only for the regional countries but also... Read More

Angela Merkel to stand for fourth term
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told senior officials in her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) that she will run for a fourth term in office, according to a report Sunday by the dpa news agency citing sources in the conservative party. Merkel is expected to make a formal announcement on her candidacy in next year’s election at a 7 p.m. press conference in... Read More

Thousands rally against Turkey child sex conviction bill
Thousands of people, including women and children, marched Saturday in Istanbul against a controversial bill that would overturn men's convictions for child sex assault if they married their victim. "We will not shut up. We will not obey. Withdraw the bill immediately!" the around 3,000 protesters shouted amid claps and whistles as they marched to Kadikoy... Read More

I’m a CEO but children don’t believe I can be the boss – because I’m a woman
The first time I encountered a sexist comment at work was age 17 when I was working at a supermarket. Like many other women, I encountered misogyny and some harassment early in my career and I dealt with it as lots of us do – a mixture of sharp wit and a false laugh depending on the situation. On the inside, it steeled me as I realised the battle I would... Read More

Prices ”Glamour”, Bono Vox, ”Man of the year”
It is conceived as a ceremony dedicated to women, but this time "Glamour Woman of the year" has made an exception, choosing not his wife, but the man of the year.Breaking the 36-year tradition, the magazine's annual prize awarded by the Irish rock star, Bono Vox, which it said had worked throughout his life for the rights of women and girls in the world."We... Read More

Gender pay gap could take 170 years to close, says World Economic Forum
The authors of a new report forecasting that it could take 170 years to eradicate the disparity in pay and employment opportunities for men and women have called for urgent action to close the gender equality gap.The report by the World Economic Forum – best known for its high-profile gathering each year in Davos, Switzerland – found that economic... Read More

Gender Equality Report 2016
Albania has improved in the ranking of Gender Equality Report 2016 "World Economic Forum". Our country ranks 62 to 144 countries surveyed. Compared with a year ago, Albania has improved in the ranking with 8 seats. According to the 'World Economic Forum', Albania's strong point as political empowerment of women is  the number of women who have ministerial... Read More