Executive Director, Kosovo Women’s Network
We were in tears for the first time. We felt a tiny bit of healing happening because of the word forgiveness.
Igballe Rugova is the Executive Director of Kosovo Women’s Network, a network of more than 60 women’s organizations in Kosovo with a mission of fighting and promoting women’s rights and interests, and elevating more women into the decision-making sphere. Although the network was established in 2000, Rugova has a lifetime of activism under her belt and was a crucial organizer in the 80’s and 90’s, providing educational resources and emotional support to women during the time of war, and working for peace and reconciliation with women’s groups from throughout the region, following the end of conflict.