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Orkidea -Albanian Organization

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Rr. Myslym Shyri, nd.64.p. 1,ap 10
Rr. komuna e parisit,nr 10
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Non-Governmental Organization
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General Information: 

Orkidea – Albania works  id one albanian organization that works for: 1)Promotion and protection of the rights of women and girls through direct services in Albania; 2) Awareness of women/men, girls/boy governmental and non-governmental institutions on women’s rights; 3) Implementation of positive practices and methods related to l education for children and young people; 4) Capacity building for professionals who work directly with children and young people; 5) Lobby and advocacy for women rights. The issues over them works are: violence with gender bases, gender education, empowerment of women and girls etc.

Orkidea - Albania works in partnership with the Municipality of Tirana, Municipal Unit No. 1, State Police, State Social Service and other partners from civil society like Association "Reflections", Association for Developing of Rural Women, Centre for Development of Rural Women and governmental institutions at central and local level.

Mission and Objectives: 

The main mission is the protection and promotion of women’s and young’s girls rights as well as gender education in Albania. In addition, gender education is part of the strategy of Orkidea – Albania. Orkidea works for/with  women, young girls/boys, professionals, and governmental representatives in national and local level, NGO, Media that works in the area.



Main Projects / Activities: 

The main project are:

#Project “Evaluation of services/ policies/legislation on the rights of women and young girls and gender issues in Albania”

1. Preparation of the evaluation study about the  services/ policies/legislation;
2. Organizing the workshops and seminars in local level for evaluate the services and referring system;

#Project “Gender Education in Albania”
1. Preparation of the Manual for gender education in pre-university school cycle and university cysle;
2. Preparation of the Manual for youth from youth for gender equality;
3. Organizing the awareness activities in schools Tirana, Vlora, Durresi, Fieri, Shkodra for gender education;
4. Organizing the Training Course  with parents, teachers educators, social worker and psychologists for gender education;  

Project Establishment and functioning of the “Sportel of empowerment of women and young girls in Tirana”. Orkidea – Albania is offering services “Sportel empowerment of women and young girls in Tirana in cooperation with Tirana Municipality Unit No1.  Since 2011 this sportel has offered services about 100 girls and women in Tirana. Sportello for women in Tirana aims to improve the quality of life for women and girls of the capital city through the provision of capacity and skills assessment services, psycho-social counseling, case reference orientation for personal empowerment, job opportunities, etc.;
The services the offer “Sportel of empowerment of women and young girls in Tirana”;
1. Case management for the target group of women / girls in Tirana;
2. Individual and group counseling;
3. Strengthening personal and professional skills;
4. Preparation for the labor market and job interview;
5. Orientation for employment opportunities;
6. Reference case;
7. Lobbying and advocacy for the rights of women and girls in Albania;
8. Community awareness of women and girls their rights;

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

Orkidea -Albanian Organziation will contribute to promote and to extend the Anna Lindh Network in Albania.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

-to share experience with other organziations, 

-to be part of the network in international level;

-to find potential partner for common project;

-to organize the activities with others stackeholdres in field;

-to give the update information for gender issues;