On 13 December, the SRSG and Head of UNMIK, Caroline Ziadeh, visited Istog/Istok municipality where she met with Mayor Ilir Ferati and other municipal officials. The SRSG and the Mayor discussed inter-ethnic relations, socio-economic development and support to women and youth.
“Mirëdita, Dobar dan, Good day” – these were the three greetings used by the director of the Xhemajl Kada school during a Human Rights Day 2022 celebration that focused on both language rights and eliminating Gender Based Violence.
Supporting people in enjoying and standing up for their human rights is as important as ever this Human Rights Day, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK Caroline Ziadeh says.
As Kosovo continues to mark the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, hundreds took to the streets in Pristina to call for an urgent end to violence against women in the wake of two femicides within five days.
The second femicide in Kosovo in less than a week has stained the annual global campaign to bring an end to violence against women and girls, this time with a nine-month pregnant woman shot dead allegedly by her partner.