BiH: 16 Days of Activism with a Focus on Violation of Women’s Rights During Covid 19 Pandemic/BiH: 16 dana aktivizma sa fokusom na kršenje prava žena tokom pandemije Covid 19

26 November 2020 – For the past twenty years, Foundation United Women from Banja Luka, BiH commemorates the global campaign 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, which begins on 25 November, the International Day of Combating Violence Against Women, and end on 10 December, the International Human Rights Day. The Campaign started with the …

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BiH: Potrebne izmjene krivičnog procesnog zakonodavstva u pravcu bolje zaštite prava žrtava/B&H: Changes of the Criminal Procedure Codes Needed Toward Better Protection of Victims

12. novembar 2020.g. – Rezultati praćenja krivičnih postupaka u oblasti rodno zasnovanog nasilja u BiH ukazuju da se žene koje su preživjele nasilje suočavaju da brojnim poteškoćama u ostvarivanju svojih prava u postupcima koji se vode protiv počinilaca nasilja. Fondacija Udružene žene Banja Luka je u saradnji sa partnerskim organizacijama i uz podršku Fondacije Kvinna …

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BiH: Povećana podrška specijalizovanim servisima podrške i pomoći ženama tokom COVID-19 pandemije/B&H: Increased Support to Specialized Services of Support and Assistance to Women during COVID-19 Pandemic

19. oktobar 2020.g. – Organizacije civilnog društva u Bosni i Hercegovini koje vode specijalizovane servise podrške i pomoći ženama koje su preživjele nasilje su se tokom situacije uzrokovane pandemijom COVID-19 suočile sa povećanom potrebom za pružanjem pomoći ženama. Uvođenje mjera socijalne izolacije do konačnog proglašenja vanrednog stanja je mnoge porodice postepeno uvodilo u prestanak rada, …

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CSSP News: CSSP cooperation with WAVE Youth Ambassadors to raise awareness on sexual violence

September 25, 2020 – The current WAVE Youth Ambassadors from Albania, Montenegro and Serbia are supporting the CSSP project in strengthening women’s voices and agency. The WAVE Youth Ambassadors are representing four of the seven CSSP project countries. Three of them have decided to take a stance on violence against women, as risks have increased …

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B&H: Women Victims of Violence Recognized as Beneficiaries of Free Legal Aid/BiH: Žene žrtve nasilja prepoznate kao korisnice besplatne pravne pomoći

13 July 2020 – A new Law on Exercising the Right on Free Legal Aid has entered into force in the Republika Srpska, which recognizes victims of domestic violence as beneficiaries of free legal aid according to the criteria of personal characteristics or status. The Law gives victims priority over other applicants in marital and …

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Council of Ministers Adopted Concluding Comments and Recommendations of the CEDAW Committee/Bosna i Hercegovina: Savjet ministara usvojio zaključna zapažanja i preporuke CEDAW Komiteta

9 July 2020 – The Council of Ministers of the Bosnia and Herzegovina recently adopted the Information on Concluding Comments on 6th Report of the Bosnia and Herzegovina on Implementation of the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women for the Period 2013 – 2016, and recommendations for the institutions of the …

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CSSP News: Partners release videos on how to find help in Western Balkans and Turkey

Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus worldwide and the measures imposed by national governments to contain the spread of the virus, CSSP partners have reported an increase in cases of domestic violence (consequently of intimate partner violence) and an increase in the number of calls to women’s helplines. Victims of violence are exposed …

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