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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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Justice for the sexual violence survivors in the Kosovo war

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Justice for the sexual violence survivors in the Kosovo war

This Monday, on a special session of the Kosovo Assembly dedicated to raising public awareness for the victims of sexual violence survivors in Kosovo, Vasfije Krasniqi – Godman spoke about the societal prejudice and institutional negligence towards these victims. She made a call on the institutions to pay attention on the crimes of sexual violence happened during the war in Kosovo.

Krasniqi – Goodman is one of the only sexual violence survivors to speak publicly about her story. She also noted the stigma these victims face including by their own families and that the time has come for women to receive the justice that was denied to her.

Read the full article here.