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  • A better future for vulnerable youth in AlbaniaA better future for vulnerable youth in AlbaniaSidrit Dedja is an amazing person: curious, equipped with a good sense of humor, and a real sense of purpose. He is 25 years old, and was born in the town Shkodra, Albania with a significant motor disability.

  • Coordinated response against domestic violence bears results for survivors Coordinated response against domestic violence bears results for survivorsEdlira Qazimi is a divorced mother of two that for the first time in her life, at the age of forty, has started working full-time in the south-eastern Albanian city of Korça.

  • Empowering Marginalized Communities in AlbaniaEmpowering Marginalized Communities in AlbaniaWith the right vocational training, Hatixhe Sula has become a tailor. Now, she can help to support her family.Not long ago, as a member of the excluded Roma community in Albania, she may not have come across this opportunity. An outreach campaign made her aware of it.

  • Free legal aid helps women forge ahead in Albania Free legal aid helps women forge ahead in AlbaniaAnila, a married woman with three children, had lived in the neighboring Greece for around ten years. After the heavy financial crisis, her family no longer had a stable job. When they returned home, Anila discovered their hard-earned savings from Greece had been lost to her husband’s gambling habits. By the time she filed for divorce, she had no money left to hire a lawyer.

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Roma Needs Asssesment Study

This study focuses on two marginalized groups of Albanian society, the Roma and Egyptians. The study is based on an analyses of quantitative and qualitative, primary and secondary data collected from various country regions.

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