Silvanus, the forest god.

Anthropology: Exploring the Nuances of Illyrian Religion and Deities

The Illyrians were a group of tribes who spoke the Indo-European languages. They were one of the three main Paleo-Balkan populations, along with the Greek and the Thracians. During ancient times, Illyrians inhabited the western Balkan Peninsula. The territory later … Continue reading Anthropology: Exploring the Nuances of Illyrian Religion and Deities

Women’s Rights in Albania in Contemporary Society

Though the government of Albania in recent years has embarked on the journey to reform gender equity endeavors such as the National Strategy for Gender Equality 2016-20 (NSGE) and Action Plan produce a strong vision about gender equality and women’s rights in Albania, Albanian women constantly deal with daunting challenges. Therefore, in today’s post, I’m going to discuss women’s rights in Albania along with the past and present conditions of women in that nation. Nestled between Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, and the Adriatic sea, situated in the Balkan peninsula, the small country Albania transitioned from a communist country to a democratic … Continue reading Women’s Rights in Albania in Contemporary Society