Six of the 11 municipal directors appointed by Kamenica Mayor Qendron Kastrati are women, making Kamenica one of two municipalities in Kosovo respecting the Law on Gender Equality.
The Ministry of Local Government Administration disputes the inclusion of four women in a five-person municipal committee in Kacanik, saying it violates the Law on Gender Equality.
Only eight Kosovar women are representing about 50 per cent of the population in the local elections of 2017.
Civil society proposed changes to the Draft Laws on Inheritance, Uncontested Divorce and Notary, to advocate for women’s equality and agency in inheritance procedures.
After a video of a young woman being beaten by members of her family went viral on Friday, more than 200 people protested in central Prishtina against domestic violence.