Jun 08

“Real men are feminist.”

“Real men are feminist.”   Written with a yellow felt pen, this message is proudly displayed among the posters that the young activists created for the special occasion. Albania improved significantly in advancing the normative framework for gender equality in the past five years and ranked 20 among 153 countries in the Global Gender Gap …

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Jun 08

Raising their voices

  May 4th. A big event has been organized by Adra Albania in the main square of Fushe-Kruje. Social workers, Tirana police representatives, the head of the local police, a school security officer (who is also a psychologist), and students of 6 schools and their teachers all gathered to discuss about violence at school, sexual …

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Jun 08

Ordinary violence and sexual abuse

  The Unicef stated that child abuse is common within families and schools. Children accept it as a normal form of discipline enforced by parents and teachers.1 Most children rate their families as a safe environment, stable and protective, but social norms in relation to children are generally neither based on their rights or child-centered.2 …

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Apr 26

PROJECT TITLE: Return To Thrive II

Returning to New Opportunities (1st December 2020 to 1st November 2022) This project seeks to help Albanians who returned from other countries to seek greener pastures but were unfortunate to succeed and find it frustrating to re-integrate back into their communities. The migration rate in Albania is considered among the high rate in the world. …

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Apr 21

“Every Child. In Albania. In school”

The Roma communities in Albania (which has been ADRA Albania´s target group) are known to be lagging in literacy and formal education. It is estimated that more than two-fifths (43%) of Roma children between the ages of 15 to 16 are illiterate and the majority of these illiterate children are girls. The reasons attributed to …

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