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Anal Sex And “Stitching” To Stay Virgin In Kosovo

This is a story told by an 18-year old Albanian woman describing what it means being a virgin in Kosovo, and what is done to young Albanian women so that they stay virgins – anal sex and "stitching". (This is the woman's story told with her own words. I have only created paragraphs and headlines …

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How Will People In Kosovo Learn About Birth Control?

One of the biggest shocks with moving to Kosovo was definitely to find out how little people know about birth control. I’ve met many young men and women in Pristina that have never heard about hormonal birth controls, such as the Intrauterine Device (IUD) or implant. I have even met people in Pristina that don’t …

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Moa In Sweden Had To Write Her Own Suicide Letter

This is an interview with a survivor of domestic violence in Sweden. It is based on a documentary produced by Swedish National Television where actors read transcripts of prosecutions that have all resulted in prison sentences for the perpetrators.  · According to BRÅ 25% of women in Sweden will experience domestic violence in their lifetime  …

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Swedish Journalist Being Threatened, Silenced and Blackmailed in Kosovo

I want to explain what has happened to me in Kosovo this week. I'm heartbroken and I haven't been able to sleep or eat, but I want you to know the truth. It started with me working on an article for a Swedish magazine about domestic violence in Kosovo and ended with me being threatened, …

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