BATTERED WOMEN OF NATIONAL SHELTER IN KAMZA TIRANA: A QUALITATIVE ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDYJournal: Journal Association 1901 SEPIKE (Vol.1, No. 13)
Publication Date: 2016-06-30
Authors : Sabina Belshaku;
Page : 11-14
Keywords : education of women; women's rights; social needs; institutional reform of social services;
The reason for undertaking this study is related to the importance of the target group for abused women and needs assessment of the process of reintegration into social life, upon termination of the stay at the shelter. Given that studies in Albania needs assessment battered women in the respective centers and support services are offered by the centers are in the process of partial and starting from personal experience with work in a center for women's residual violated created an interior disposition to explore in this direction. This study is of qualitative type, ethnographic type, focused on National Center on Women Violated in Kamëz of Tirana. The aim of Study is to assess the needs of battered women and contribute to openly lobbying for other regional shelters for victims of domestic state. One of the main findings of this study is that the National Shelter of Abused Women in Kamëz offers a full package of services for short time when women stay in the shelter, work in terms of providing services to their reintegration into society but still has a long road ahead. Thus, the set of services currently offered to women victims of violence in Albania includes services such as: a) accommodation, food, shelter; b) medical assistance; c) psychosocial services; d) legal assistance; e) protection and security 24 hours; f) employment support; g) information on existing services in the community as well as the necessary contacts and maps service; h) assist and support to children victims of violence etc.
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