Kosovo women encouraged to exercise inheritance rights

Women Property Rights. Image: Banner UNMIK.

Women in Kosovo are being encouraged by the United Nations to exercise their legal right to claim property.

Men and women in the territory have equal inheritance rights, but when the issue comes up in courts, women frequently decide to give their share of family property to their male relatives.

The UN in Kosovo is backing programmes which make it easier for women to claim what is theirs, as David Meadows reports.

Jennifer Brush, the deputy chief of the UN Mission in Kosovo, or UNMIK ending that report by David Meadows.

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