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The “Youth for Justice” project is supported by the US Department of State – INL and has started to be implemented since November 2018 by the Youth Initiative for Human Rights YIHR KS.

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On International Women's Day, YIHR KS has supported the march with the motto "We march against the patriarchy that kills" in the streets of the capital. The march conveyed the message of resistance to patriarchy that has taken the lives of many women during 2020, as well as to commemorate and demand justice and equality for all women. Many civil society organizations and activists joined the march holding posters with the inscriptions "Patriarchate Kills", "Justice for Murdered Women", "I choose what...

In an article from “Drejtësia Sot” it is reported that for an indictment filed on December 20, 2020 by the Basic Prosecution in Gjakova for the criminal offense of bribery, the Basic Court of Gjakova had not scheduled an initial hearing almost two months since the indictment was filed. This is contrary to the legal provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code which demands that the judge or the trial panel shall immediately schedule the initial hearing, which shall be held...

Zero Discrimination Day is celebrated on March 1 of each year in order to end discrimination based on income, age, health status, profession, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity and religion. For the first time, Zero Discrimination Day was approved by the United Nations on March 1, 2014. This day aims to build global solidarity towards ending all forms of discrimination and is marked especially by organizations like UNAIDS that fight discrimination against people living with HIV / AIDS. Zero Discrimination...

The World Justice Project (WJP) has added Kosovo to its Rule of Law Index for the first time in 2020, ranking it in the top half of countries worldwide and second in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region. The World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index for 2020 is a report that measures the rule of law based on the general experiences and perceptions of the public and legal practitioners within the country and experts worldwide. This report presents...

The Rule of Law Strategy has been drafted by the Government of Kosovo and is in the phase of public consultation. To learn about the evaluation of political parties about the strategy, about the position on the vetting process and the budget support that will be given to the rule of law in Kosovo. Betimi për Drejtësi addresses all of these issues which you can see at this LINK....

The Youth for Justice project has delivered messages on human rights, the rule of law and access to justice through six murals in six high schools in the Prishtina, Gjakova, Peja and Ferizaj region during November 2020. Justice murals give young people messages about the importance of justice, access to justice, and encouraging young people to seek justice. With the approval of the project, the company that made the murals has chosen the schools where the murals will be placed,...

The Institution of the Ombudsperson in Kosovo has issued a Press Release regarding the publication of the Legal Opition Ex-officio no. 148/20120 on the legal identity of unregistered persons. According to the analysis of the national and international legal framework by this institution, it turns out that not ensuring the legal identity of the persons in question constitutes a violation of human rights, more precisely the rights of children, therefore such cases should be treated with priority and within a reasonable time. This Legal Opinion is addressed to...

According to Article 183, paragraph 2, of the Kosovo Criminal Code, sexual harassment means any form of unwanted verbal, non-verbal or physical behavior of a sexual nature, aimed at violating the dignity of a person, and creates an environment which is objectively intimidating, hostile, degrading or humiliating. Lack of proper education as a society has increased the numbers of sexual harassment, which generally comes from boys and men with various words and sexual pressure on girls and women. This...

Within the project "Youth for Justice" 20 young men and women began their six months’ internship program in the Basic Courts in Peja, Gjakova, Pristina and Ferizaj. According to interns reports, their first month of work has been successful. All interns have been engaged in various judicial departments (civil and criminal), and some of them have been engaged in the judicial administration and in the case management office. They are also engaged in keeping minutes during the hearings, compiling invitations and other legal acts. At the beginning of the work,...