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About Hana Marku

Hana Marku is an editor and writer in Prishtina, Kosovo. She is a board member of the Kosovo Women's Network. Follow her on twitter @hanamarku.

Articles by Hana Marku

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

For domestic abuse survivors, Kosovo’s justice system can be fatal

Proponents of family values preach respect for mothers, but expect those same mothers to simply endure abuse within their homes in silence - normalizing violence for generations to come.

Sexual harassment in Kosovo: no longer invisible

A video of a woman walking in Prishtina being sexually harassed 50 times in 8 hours and publication of quantitative data on the harassment of women counter the argument that it's not a widespread problem.

Time for Kosovo's media to stand up for gender equality

For a country of 1.7 million people, Kosovo has a large and vibrant media landscape. All too often, however, the media fails to treat women with humanity and respect.

What it means to be a woman and a survivor of war in Kosovo

Social stigma, spotty enforcement of inheritance laws, and inconsistent government policies have all made things harder for female survivors of war in Kosovo, when what they’ve needed is help to heal.

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