Towards Women’s Rights in Northern Albania

Albania finds itself fairing pretty poorly among other European and Balkan neighbors regarding the rights of women and gender equality. With all this in mind I knew that women’s empowerment was an issue I wanted to address during my time as a Peace Corps volunteer in northern Albania.

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Was Serving in the Peace Corps Worth It?

Some six months after ending my Peace Corps service, I’m trying to look back with more neutral eyes. Considering the difficulties of finding fulfilling work and fitting into a small rural Albanian town, was my two years in Peace Corps worth it? Would I do it all again?

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