The provisions of international conventions on women’s rights are not adequately implemented

24th of May, 2019: At a conference about the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, it was said that compared to the previous report, Serbia had made some progress in improving the position of women, but there were numerous complaints about the inadequate application of existing laws …

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Legalization of the surrogate motherhood is the legalization of the exploitation of women and trafficking in children

27th of May, 2019: On the occasion of the announcement of the new pre-draft of the Civil Code, which will legalize the surrogate motherhood, the Autonomous Women’s Center warns the public and state institutions, as well as the members and members of the commission for the drafting of this document, that the legalization of the …

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CSSP News: Positive messaging campaign on the Istanbul Convention launches

May 27th, 2019 – Today, the CSSP positive messaging campaign on the Istanbul Convention launches in the Western Balkans and Turkey. From May 27 – 31st, nine important articles from the Istanbul Convention will be presented and discussed on WAVE and CSSP partner’s social media accounts. The campaign was organized by Serbian CSSP partner Fenomena …

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Urgent measures are not followed by court processes / Hitne mere nisu praćene sudskim procesima

10th of April, 2019: At the monthly level, in Serbia, 1572 prohibition of contact and approaching the victim is exempted on average, 689 exits from the apartment, and 663 persons receive both urgent measures, of which 90% are men – Results are of the Independent Monitoring of the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence for …

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Women victims of violence are not recognized as a specific social category and there are no specialized services only for them

March 25th, 2019: Аt the third meeting of the Network of Women in Southwest Serbia, the results of mapping social services for women victims of violence in the municipalities of Prijepolje and Tutin and the cities of Uzice, Kraljevo and Novi Pazar were presented.

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Final observation of the UN Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in Serbia

10th of March, 2019: The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) sent Serbia concluding observations pointing to a number of problems and omissions in the implementation of this binding international treaty. Coalition of organizations – Autonomous Women’s Center, ASTRA and Women in Black, expresses satisfaction with the content of Concluding …

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