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40 women from Kosovo are part of ISIS

By   /  27/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on 40 women from Kosovo are part of ISIS

Since the start of the conflict in Syria and Iraq until last year (2012-2016), around 44 women from Kosovo have become part of ISIS and among them there are 27 children. These data were made public by the Kosovo Center for Security Studies (QKSS) in a report called “Women in violent extremism, lessons learned by […]

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Kosovo to face Albania in the World Cup football qualifiers for women

By   /  19/01/2017  /  Kosovo, Sports, XK Sports  /  Comments Off on Kosovo to face Albania in the World Cup football qualifiers for women

Kosovo’s national team will face Albania’s national team in women’s football in the preliminary round of the qualifiers for the World Cup 2019 which will be held in France. After the draw, Kosovo and Albania find themselves in the second group along with Greece and Malta. Thus, 4 mini tournaments will be held with the […]

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Women in Albania own 33% of small and medium sized businesses

By   /  16/11/2016  /  AL Business, Albania, Business, Headlines  /  Comments Off on Women in Albania own 33% of small and medium sized businesses

Women in Albania own 33% of small and medium sized businesses. This is said in a study carried out by the ministry of Economic Development, Tourism, Commerce and Enterprise. In Albania, most businesses are part of small and medium sized businesses which are the biggest contributors of the GDP. Currently, small and medium sized businesses […]

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Representation of women in politics and decision making in Kosovo is low

By   /  10/11/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Representation of women in politics and decision making in Kosovo is low

Committee for Equal Gender (CEG) demands to political parties to secure a bigger participation of women in politics and decision making, in order for them to be represented in the legislative and executive power. Gjylshen Berisha, head of CEG says that the process of the advancement of women in politics is moving on very slowly, […]

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More gender equality is demanded in FYROM

By   /  19/07/2016  /  F. Y. R. O. Macedonia, Headlines, MK Social, Social  /  Comments Off on More gender equality is demanded in FYROM

Skopje, 19 July 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Naser Pajaziti Associations of women rights in FYROM demand more gender equality and respect of their rights. A network of these associations says that women are represented very little in institutional leading posts and in politics. Savka Todorovska from the League of Women Organizations says that although […]

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Former president Jahjaga continues her mission for the rights of women

By   /  05/05/2016  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Former president Jahjaga continues her mission for the rights of women

Pristina, 5 May 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Kosovo can be consolidated as a state and it must strengthen democracy by working together. This was how former president of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga started her address in the Global Summit of Women in Parliaments held in Jordan. “As a leader, I know that […]

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Jahjaga: Raped women deserve justice and dignity

By   /  28/03/2016  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Jahjaga: Raped women deserve justice and dignity

Pristina, 28 March 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota During the last war in Kosovo, sexual violence by Serb forces has been used as an instrument to install fear and oppression among innocent citizens. This was how the president of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga started her address in the forum dubbed “Sexual violence in the […]

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Kosovo: Rights of women are not respected

By   /  08/03/2016  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Kosovo: Rights of women are not respected

Pristina, 8 March 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota Equality between genders is a basic right for the democratic development of the society in Kosovo, with equal opportunities for women and men in order for them to contribute in the political, economic, social and cultural development of the country. Representatives of NGOs who defend […]

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Kosovo women join the “One billion on foot” campaign

By   /  15/02/2016  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Kosovo women join the “One billion on foot” campaign

Pristina, 15 February 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency By Elton Tota As in many countries of the world, even in the Kosovo’s capital, Pristina women marched to demand more rights on Sunday. With marches and dances on the squares of Pristina, the country joined the global incentive “One billion on foot”, which aims at raising awareness […]

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