The situation in Albania
Too many children in Albania are still exposed to high risks of exploitation, trafficking and abuse. Begging, collecting recyclable waste, industrial work as well as early marriage and sexual exploitation are a reality for thousands of them. A child protection system is in place but still suffers from a lack of resources and coordination.
What we do
Improving child protection
Exploitation and trafficking
Mother and child health
For several years, fourteen-year-old Koushtrim begged in Fier, Albania, to survive. After being identified by Tdh, he was given the basic items and support he needed to go back to school. Today, Koushtrim is a young man.
Kushtrim, a former Tdh beneficiary and member of the local community support group in Fier, AlbaniaRead more...
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Where we work
Regions of Tirana, Elbasen, Durres, Fier, Korça
Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, Ministry of Interior, State Agency for the Protection of Children’s Rights, State Social Services, Office of the Anti-trafficking Coordinator, Municipalities, ARSIS (Association for the social support of youth), Romani Baxt, FBSh (Children of the World and of Albania-Human Rights), Shkej (Shokata Kombetare Edukim per Jeten), TLAS (Tirana legal aid society)..
Where we work
UNICEF is a UN agency that promotes children’s rights, ensures their development and fights against all poverty, violence, disease and discrimination they may face. UNICEF supports the activities of Tdh in various fields, such as in the fight against child trafficking, juvenile justice, malnutrition, in psychosocial activities or in emergency operations.