Country Albania
Year 2017
Type of Measure Violence against women > Regulations
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Resolution no. 1 dated 04.12.2017 “On punishing violence against women and girls and increasing the effectiveness of legal mechanisms for its prevention” enabled the establishment of a Sub-committee “On gender equality and the prevention of violence against woman” as part of the Commission responsible for Labor, Social Affairs and Health. This enhances the oversight role of the Albanian parliament, not only regarding the measures to address domestic violence, but also for all forms of violence against women, in accordance with the Istanbul Convention.

Source of Information

Albania's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.32