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  • International day for the elimination of violence against women
  • On the occasion of the international day for the elimination of violence against women, the Woman Affirmation Association organized lectures in the dispersed faculties of the State University of Tetova (SUT) in Kicevo and Kumanovo (Macedonia).


    The lectures were held on November 26 and 27, respectively. These lectures aimed at raising the awareness of this destructive phenomenon which is present in many families. Both lectures were held by psychologist Alije Alimi who elaborated the topic “Violence against women destroys the family.”

    First of all, the lecturer talked about the importance of the family as the main pillar of a sound society, then about the family types, characterizing them as functional and dysfunctional families. Afterwards she gave several examples of family destruction as quite present a phenomenon in our families, and she also mentioned the reasons that lead to such a situation, emphasizing hereby the violence against women. At the end, Mrs. Alimi discussed the measures to be taken in order to prevent this dangerous and destructive phenomenon.

    In addition to this, speeches were given by the president of WAA, Mrs. Ajgyl Sulejman (in Kicevo) and WAA vice-president Mrs. Haxhije Ajvazi (in Kumanovo). The two of them emphasized the importance of such initiatives with the aim of informing the masses and raising their awareness of violence against women, its reasons and consequences, as well as the ways to prevent it.

    These lectures added one more event to the chain of WAA’s activities along its journey towards the realization of its objectives of improving and advancing women’s position in the society.

  • 27.06.2013
European Forum of Muslim Women EFOMW
Rue Archimède 50, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium