Gender equality

  • Women’s Entrepreneurship ReportOct 29, 2010Women’s Entrepreneurship ReportThis report is a result of the 1st International Conference of Women Entrepreneurs held in Kosovo (28-29 October 2010) which brought together more than 170 participants from the business community, state agencies, financial institutions, International and National Organizations and prominent businesswomen as well as representatives from national businesswomen associations from more than 13 countries from around the world.

  • At What Cost?Oct 24, 2012At What Cost?In Kosovo, domestic violence is among the most prevalent forms of gender-based violence. Institutions, organizations and a recently revised legal framework exist towards preventing domestic violence; protecting victims; prosecuting perpetrators; and rehabilitating victims, perpetrators and their children. Implementation requires resources and thus an accurate assessment of the costs affiliated with domestic violence. This research seeks to provide a comprehensive understanding of the costs for the state to implement the LPADV, PADVAP and broader relevant legal framework.

  • More than "Words On Papper"Oct 23, 2009More than "Words On Papper"A deluge of obstacles still prevent victims of domestic violence from accessing justice in Kosovo. Identifying challenges to implementing the existing legislation can inform policy drafting processes and potentially amend current deficiencies. Therefore, to support the Government of Kosovo and other stakeholders in preparing the Law on Protection against Domestic Violence and the National Strategy and Action Plan against Domestic Violence, the Kosova Women’s Network (KWN) interviewed representatives of diverse institutions as well as domestic violence victims.


Gender is a cross-cutting component which ensures that the UNDP office mainstreams gender approaches in its programme delivery through analysis of UNDP publications and meetings to ensure mainstreaming with projects on a continual basis.


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*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of Security Council Resolution 1244 (1999)
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