On April 20, the Women’s Alliance for Integration (WAI) held an information session with women from the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities, from the villages of Magure and Medvec in the Municipality of Lipjan.
In this meeting, it was discussed about the importance of economic empowerment of women and its impact on increasing the overall well-being of women.
Qëndrim Gashi, representative of the Office for Free Legal Aid in the Municipality of Lipjan informed the participating women about their property and inheritance rights as well as the division of joint property.
Gashi explained all the free services that this office offers, as well as the criteria that must be met to benefit from free legal aid services. Women were also informed about the benefits given to them in case of joint property registration.
Whereas, on April 21, WAI continued the information sessions with the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities in the Municipality of Fushë Kosovë.
Abaz Xhigoli, Director of the Center for Social Work in this municipality informed women about their property and inheritance rights.
Throughout these two activities, women discussed together the economic empowerment of women, as well as shared their experiences regarding processes related to inheritance or property rights.
Both of these activities were realized thanks to the organizational support received from the 16th round of the Kosovo Women’s Fund (KWF), funded by the Sigrid Rausing Trust.