International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Albanian Women during Monarchy (1928-1939)
Eriselda Sefa, Allkaj Lushnje

"Without the progress of women, every civilization remains opaque and ineffective" expressed the sister of King Zog I, Sani in a letter sent to the Albania’s Minister of Interior when the King sent it along with the other sisters visit our country and to show to the Albanian mentality that women development meant the country's progress. Since the beginning of his reign, the King Zog I, would dedicate a great importance to the social reforms and especially the women's emancipation. Given that woman was a major educational of generations the King would pay attention not only to their education, but also to their involvement in the political field and equating them with men and this was achieved by adopting the Civil Code, for which the model was obtained from the Western countries.

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