Gender equality

The gender equality is one of the fundamental values of democratic development of society of Kosovo, therefore, it is the duty of society to avoid hindrances by guaranteeing behavior, position, opportunity and equal benefits for both genders in all spheres of live.
Any unequal treatment of an individual toward the individual of opposite sex in same or similar circumstances is considered direct gender discrimination.

Even though in each ministry there is a Human Rights Unit, the body responsible for overseeing and counseling all spheres of governing for gender matters among others is the Office for Good Governing under the Office of the Prime minister.

Moreover, with the promulgation of the Law on Gender Equality the Office for Gender Equality was established and was later transformed into the Agency for Gender Equality. This agency is responsible for promoting the equal values and opportunities regardless of gender.