Virtual reality brought me into the world of a strong Roma woman

UNDP Eurasia
May 30, 2018 · 7 min read
Fatmira Dajlani and me, during the filming of I am Fatmira. Photo: Simon Nazer
Various Roma neighborhoods around Albania. Photos: Karen Cirillo / UNDP

12-year-old Fatime Osmani loves school. Fatmira was just a few years old when she got married. But she’s pushing for kids like Fatime to stay in school.

Now the real question was, what would Fatmira think?

“I’m very, very emotional because they accepted this and they are very proud of me,” Fatmira said afterwards. “I just want this to have a positive impact on other women.”


Fatmira with her children, Armando and Pamela. Photo: Simon Nazer

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