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Mural artivism: Breaking the walls of gender inequality

Mural artivism: Breaking the walls of gender inequality

2021-07-15
As part of the Generation Equality campaign, seven distinguished local artists – from Albania, Georgia, Kosovo[[1]](https://eca.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/multimedia/2021/06/mural-artivism#_ftn1), Moldova, North Macedonia, Turkey, and the curator of the initiative from the United States of America – are starting a conversation on gender equality through mural art in Europe and Central Asia. [READ MORE](https://eca.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/multimedia/2021/06/mural-artivism)  
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In the words of Lebibe Topalli: “Women and men should be allies in achieving gender equality and equal rights for everyone.”

In the words of Lebibe Topalli: “Women and men should be allies in achieving gender equality and equal rights for everyone.”

2021-07-15
Date: Friday, June 25, 2021 Lebibe Topalli is a 39-year-old artist from the city of Ferizaj, Kosovo.[[1]](https://eca.unwomen.org/EditorPage.aspx?da=core&id=%7B3AC35687-1754-4615-92C7-C51DAE7D6943%7D&ed=FIELD2926932174&vs&la=en&fld=%7BA2697EB4-4868-471B-B969-7DC4CF9C29C0%7D&so=%2Fsitecore%2Fsystem%2FSettings%2FHtml%20Editor%20Profiles%2FRich%20Text%20UN%20Women&di=0&hdl=H2926932217&mo&pe=0&fbd=1#_ftn1) An established artist, Lebibe received the Artist of the year award from the municipality of Ferizaj. She is also the director of the well-known Mural Fest, which has transformed the city of Ferizaj into the City of Murals, bringing together hundreds of renowned artists from around the world every year. Jointly with her team, mostly young women, she has produced more than a hundred murals in her city. Lebibe joins the UN Women regional initiative [Mural Artivism: Breaking the walls of gender inequality](https://eca.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/multimedia/2021/06/mural-artivism) with her piece ‘What you sow, you reap’. Through her participation, Lebibe aims to raise awareness on women’s property and land rights and calls for the involvement of more men as allies towards achieving gender equality.  [READ MORE](https://eca.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2021/06/in-the-words-of-lebibe-topalli-women-and-men-should-be-allies-in-achieving-gender-equality?fbclid=IwAR1qz8Wy-_cQ11GD8Rvfy3RILWvVRRJ6xZ9KLjIz_Hg5-XUStpPe96Pff0M)
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Young Kosovo artists display artwork at Camp Bondsteel

Young Kosovo artists display artwork at Camp Bondsteel

2021-05-01
 CAMP BONDSTEEL, KOSOVO04.30.2021Story by [Staff Sgt. Tawny Schmit](https://www.dvidshub.net/portfolio/1374393/tawny-schmit)[ ](https://www.dvidshub.net/rss/personnel/1374393)[KFOR Regional Command East](https://www.dvidshub.net/unit/KFORRCE) [](https://www.dvidshub.net/search/unit/KFORRCE) [](https://www.dvidshub.net/rss/unit/2267)[ Subscribe](https://www.dvidshub.net/alerts/unit/2267)18 CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo—Young artists from the Ferizaj/Urosevac municipality in Kosovo displayed their artwork in a small exhibition at Camp Bondsteel on April 24, 2021. U.S. Soldiers assigned to Regional Command-East, Kosovo Force, viewed the paintings and spoke with the artists about their work.  [Source](https://www.dvidshub.net/news/395244/young-kosovo-artists-display-artwork-camp-bondsteel)
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