Aida, 34, lives in a typical patriarchal family along with her husband, two children and mother-in-law. As soon as you step into her house, the eye catches the Kanun of Lekë Dukagjini- a book with a set of rules written several decades earlier, whereby the woman is owned by the man and belongs only to him.
The New Year could not have come better for the 60 Roma families who entered their new homes on New Year’s Eve. Now they can enjoy the new housing units which will not only improve their lives but also will bring them closer together.
12 municipalities in Albania are selected as partners for implementation of the Regional Programme for Local Democracy in Western Balkans (ReLOaD). The partnership consists of a grant scheme of 1,130,952 Euro to be granted to civil society organizations (CSO) operating in the 12 selected municipalities.
Meet Ermira who has an appeal: Break the silence, report domestic violence
Albanian authorities are increasing their efforts to find the missing, with support from UNDP and its partners.
If you ever go to Tirana, do visit Migi’s Food Boutique. It offers a unique food experience. She has put her heart and mind into this business. It was not easy to get there. With commitment, right guidance, coaching and hard work she succeeded. Here is her story:

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