Women Leaders Unite in Kosovo for Week of Women

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Women Leaders Unite in Kosovo for Week of Women

Jeta Xharra, Kosovo Director for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, speaks about the role of women in fighting corruption at the fourth annual Week of Women in Kosovo. Credit: Arben Llapashtica (NDI)

More than 100 Kosovar women from all sectors of society traveled to Pristina last week for the fourth annual Week of Women (WoW). The weeklong event, supported by NDI, brings together Kosovar women to hone skills and techniques to help them become more effective leaders in their fields.

WoW has brought more than 100 women together from political parties, civil society, business, the media and academia every year since 2012. The attendees meet with representatives from government institutions, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and embassies to discuss challenges to women’s empowerment and brainstorm solutions.

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