In addition to raising awareness, the activities also address the unsatisfactory level of implementation of the law, and the prolonged judicial procedures that discourage women from seeking their rights.
Funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), managed by Advocacy Training and Resource Center (ATRC)
Enhance awareness among women and men in Kosovo regarding property rights.
Increasing the public’s awareness of women’s property rights through impartial and objective reporting on women’s inheritance rights through televised and online reporting;
Monitoring the implementation of the legal obligation to register property in the names of both spouses by political representatives and policymakers;
Contributing to positively influencing policies related to women’s inheritance rights by initiating public discussion and providing concrete policy recommendations.
A series of 10 articles on the current state of affairs in the implementation of the legal framework pertaining to women’s inheritance rights;
Producing two televised analyses to be broadcast on the television programme Justice in Kosovo;
Publishing 4 extensive research papers in Gazeta Jeta ne Kosove;
Organising 2 roundtables to discuss the legislation pertaining to women’s inheritance;
Publishing five extensive legal analyses in Gazeta Jeta ne Kosove;
Drafting proposals for amendments to laws.
The main target group for the programme ‘Engagement for Equity’ is women from ages 18-65. BIRN will target the stakeholders involved in judicial cases, while an extended target group will be the general public.