Bosnia and Herzegovina: Increased Number of Requests for the Assistance from Women during COVID – 19 pandemic/Bosna i Hercegovina: Povećan broj zahtjeva za pomoć ženama tokom COVID-19 pandemije

3 June, 2020 –The number of requests for assistance and support from women survivors of violence throughout the Bosnia and Herzegovina increased during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and during the period of its immediate aftermath. Measures imposed by the governmental institutions were aimed to prevent spread of infection, but in the same time they influenced increase …

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B&H: Weak Progress in Judicial Protection of Women from Violence/BiH: Ograničen napredak u sudskoj zaštiti žena od nasilja

29 January, 2020 – During 2019, the Foundation “United Women” Banja Luka conducted new cycle of monitoring judicial proceedings for criminal and minor offence cases of sexual and gender based violence against women and children of both sexes in the Republika Srpska. As a part of this process, qualitative analysis of five (5) verdicts for …

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B&H: Urgency in Proceeding Cases of Violence against Women/BiH: Hitnost u procesuiranju slučajeva nasilja prema ženama

13 January 2020 – The Foundation United Women Banja Luka sent the proposal to the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of the Bosnia and Herzegovina to take stronger approach in improving position of women survivors of violence that are sheltered in the safe houses in the Bosnia and Herzegovina. In the proposal sent in December …

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CSSP News: Mapping on sexual violence services in the Western Balkans and Turkey Executive summary is now published!

December 9th, 2019 – The ‘Mapping on sexual violence services in the Western Balkans and Turkey’ Executive summary aims at providing an overview of the services specifically supporting victims of sexual violence in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey. International legislation calls for adequate support services for victims of sexual …

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BiH: CEDAW Committee Calls for Comprehensive Reforms toward Improving Women’s Human Rights/CEDAW Komitet poziva na sveobuhvatne reforme u pravcu unapređenja ženskih ljudskih prava

13 November 2019 – CEDAW Committe adopted its concluding observations and recommendations on Sixth Periodical Report of the Bosnia and Herzegovina on implementation of the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) presented by the delegation of BiH on the 74th CEDAW Committee session held in Geneva on 30 October, 2019. …

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CSSP News: Premier of partner video “Collaborating towards an effective implementation of the Istanbul Convention”

CSSP partners have successfully cooperated since 2017 to contribute to the effective implementation of the Istanbul Convention in their region. As one of the last collaborations of the project, they created a video to illustrate the effectiveness of their cooperation.

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B&H: Improving Implementation of the RS Law on Protection of Victims of Torture/BiH: Potrebno unapređenje primjene Zakona o zaštiti žrtava torture RS

20 September, 2019 – In the period August – September 2019, the Foundation United Women Banja Luka and the Foundation Lara Bijeljina are the partners to the International Organization for Migrations (IOM) in organizing forums for improving and realization of rights, support, and protection for survivors of sexual violence that were organized in Bijeljina, Banja …

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