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Harmonised Indicators on Gender Equality and the Status of Women in Albania

Harmonised Indicators on Gender Equality and the Status of Women in Albania

The publication serves as a basic manual for collecting data, assessing gender equality and the status of women in Albania and developing proposals to further improve them in such areas as women’s participation in the decision-making, education, employment, defense, social welfare, health, media and domestic violence.


Albania: Time Use Survey (2010-2011)

The main goal of the Albanian Time Use Survey is to develop nationally representative estimates of how people divide their time of various life activities. The main objectives to be achieved through the time use survey were: • To measure the amount of time spent by the Albanian population on different activities; • To identify gender differences in time use patterns with special focus on paid and unpaid work activities; • To carry out the survey in full accordance with the...


A study of the economic costs for the implementation of the Albanian legislation against domestic violence

Knowing the economic costs of the activities of state institutions is necessary for budgeting addressing the implementation of the legislation against domestic violence. Therefore, in this document we have presented two study reports which provide data on the costs of the prevention of and fight against domestic violence in Albania, and help the calculation of the relevant expenses. The findings of this study will help strengthen the activity of the relevant authorities and will improve the...


Gender Wage Gap in Albania

Labour market issues, be those of employment, unemployment, inactivity, wages and the like are very important for every country since they are linked to some of the main indicators of economic wellbeing or lack thereof. These issues and indicators become increasingly important for developing countries that are trying to achieve development and economic growth. Gender indicators within these labour market indicators are of special interest not only due to a long history of gender discrimination...


GENDER-RESPONSIVE BUDGETING IN SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE: UNIFEM EXPERIENCES

This publication captures lessons learned in the course of the UNIFEM project on gender responsive budgeting (GRB) in South Eastern Europe (SEE).


Gender-Responsive Budgeting in South East Europe: Fact Sheets

Gender-Responsive Budgeting in South East Europe: Fact Sheets

The programme was launched in late 2006 to strengthen democratic governance and promote women's human rights through support for policy planning and budgeting processes to incorporate a gender perspective. The programme was implemented in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, and Moldova with funding from the Austrian Development Cooperation and Cooperation with Eastern Europe and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.


Gender responsive budgeting in the Medium-term Budgetary Programme

Guidelines which aim to offer a practice of gender mainstreaming in the budgetary process of policies and programmes drafted from different line ministries during the medium-term budgetary programme.


Gender Equality and Local Governance

Gender Equality and Local Governance

The publication “Gender Equality and Local Governance” is a joint collaboration between ADC and UN Women. It summarizes the learning’s that have emerged from several gender-sensitive interventions at local level. The publication brings together concrete experiences obtained in activities implemented by UN Women and the Austrian-funded “Equity in Governance” project (2007-2011). These interventions aimed to address two main questions: How can national gender legislation, national gender policy,...


Promoting Gender Responsive Policies and Budgets:Lessons from South East Europe Experiences in the period 2011-2013

Support for gender responsive policies, programming and budgets has been an important priority area of UN Women’s Sub-Regional Office for Central and South Eastern Europe. In 2011, the Sub-regional Office launched a three-year project on Promoting Gender Responsive Policies in South East Europe (PGRP-SEE) financed by the Austrian Development Agency. The project covered Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and FYR Macedonia. The ultimate goal of the project was that policies, programs and...


National Report and the Status of Women and Gender Equality in Albania

National Report and the Status of Women and Gender Equality in Albania

The National Report on the Status of Women and Gender Equality (NRSWGE) in Albania is the first national report serves as the substantive basis to analyse the overall situation of women and men in Albania. Nine policy areas of key importance to gender equality are covered: national development indicators, demographics, legal frameworks and institutional mechanisms, health, education, work, entrepreneurship and property rights, social policies and social services, political representation and...