The theme for International "Women's Day" this year was: “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for change”, puts innovation by women and girls, for women and girls at the heart of efforts to achieve gender equalities. Achieving a gender-equal world requires social innovations that work for both women and men and leave no one behind…
For a lot of people in Albania, International Women’s Day is a big of a deal.
On this day, women reward themselves to celebrations, lunches, makeovers, friendly gatherings. Many celebrations and activities were held around the country honoring women and her role in the Albanian society.
This year Malteser Albania volunteers decided to celebrate the Women’s day with a group of elderly woman, who lives alone in Shkodra.
The feast was celebrated at the Malteser Albania communitarian center “Old is Gold”.
There they have celebrated with 25 elderly women, offering for them flower, cakes and hot tea. The most beautiful moments were during bingo game, they have enjoyed the prices awarded and the nice atmosphere.
The elderly women were very happy, because they felt the atmosphere of the feast as all the women who celebrate this day.