The exhibition “Break the Silence: Ending Violence behind Walls” this time was displayed for the citizens of Prizren. The Exhibition unfolded in Prizren’s city square, brings a symbolic maze that reveals some of the stories of the women and men who have experienced domestic violence, collected by KWN. The organizing of the exhibition was supported by Women’s and Children’s Shelter in Prizren.
The purpose of the exhibition is raising awareness of Kosovo citizens on how to report such cases of domestic violence as well as informing them, and where they can get institutional support.
The exhibition, also held in five other cities: Prishtina, Gjakove, Mitrovica, Ferizaj, and Peja, will also be displayed in other cities of Kosovo in the upcoming months.
“Taking into consideration that there are 1,330 cases of domestic violence, I encourage all of you to get the necessary information from this exhibition so we can all help and support the victims of domestic violence”, said Jubilea Kabashi, director of the Women and Children’s Shelter in Prizren.
“The purpose of the exhibition is to raise awareness and seek protection for domestic violence, and in case the institutions don’t handle the cases accordingly, the exhibition gives information where else you can seek support”, said Adelina Berisha, KWN
The exhibition is supported by the European Union (EU) through UN Women (EVAW) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA).