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Kosovo's disinherited women

Women in Kosovo often fail to receive their inheritance. Albanian cultural traditions dating back to the Middle Ages, known as "kanun," state that only men can own property. Kanun has long been officially obsolete, yet many women find they have to go to court to fight for their inheritance.

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