Artpolis organized a panel discussion against sexual harassment at the University of Prishtina

On 6 December, at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, was held the panel “Sexual Harassment at the University of Prishtina” organized by the Art and Community Center- Artpolis. The panel, moderated by women’s rights activist Fjolla Vukshinaj, consisted of Ariana Qosaj Mustafa, chair of the Kosovo Women’s Network Board (KWN), Adelina Berisha from KWN and Nita Luci, professor at the University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”.

The participants in this discussion had the opportunity to listen closely about the work that the working group of the University of Prishtina is doing with regard to the establishment of mechanisms for addressing sexual harassment. Nita Luci explained in detail the action plan drafted by this working group, and at the same time called upon the students to give their contribution to this action plan. Also, Ariana Qosaj Mustafa spoke in detail about the content of the Regulation on Reporting on Sexual Harassment, which was drafted as part of the working group. Whereas, Adelina Berisha informed the attendees on the findings of the KWN research [“Sexual Harassment in Kosovo”], by focusing on the sexual harassment situation in Kosovo’s schools and universities.

The audience, made up of UP students and other private universities, stressed the importance of creating mechanisms for addressing sexual harassment and also showed an interest to contribute to addressing of this phenomenon.