In-depth | Children

The state does not think about mental health

By - 15.12.2020

With no support from the state, children with disabilities and mental health issues and their families, are forced to find solutions on their own.

With no sufficient support from the state institutions and facing a lack of awareness and acceptance from society, families of disabled children and those with mental health issues go through exceptional difficulties to fulfill their needs and to ensure their wellbeing. In this effort, they are almost alone.K

Author: Zana Fetiu.

Editor: Kaltrina Krasniqi.

Camera: Agon Maxharri.

Video editing: Egzon Sadiku.

This publication is part of the third cycle of the Human Rights Journalism Fellowship Program, supported by the European Union Office in Kosovo. The program is co-supported by the National Endowment for Democracy. This program is being implemented by Kosovo 2.0, in partnership with Kosovar Center for Gender Studies (KCGS), and Center for Equality and Liberty (CEL). Its contents are the sole responsibility of Kosovo 2.0 and do not necessarily reflect the views of the donors.