The rape and murder of an 11-year-old child in Fushe Kosove last week has sparked protests in the town in response to the negligence of public institutions to prevent the child’s murder and investigate the allegations of rape.
A report published by the Kosovo Institute of National Health on Monday said Kosovo leads the charge for child vaccination rates in Europe, but warned that lack of access to health services for marginalized communities continues to pose a danger.
The “Na ishte një herë që kurrë mos qoftë” (“Once upon a time and never again”) exhibition, which opened in Prishtina on Monday, remembers the 1,024 children killed in Kosovo between 1998-2000.
The new Kosovo branch of the Scouts of America is instilling a sense of adventure in Kosovo’s kids, teaching its ‘cubs’ to be brave, loyal, kind, friendly, obedient, and to step up and give back to their community.
Feeding children cow’s milk before their first birthday remains a health problem worldwide, but mothers in Kosovo cling to this practice for tradition’s sake despite its dangers.