Interview with Dejana Stosic, young ambassador of Step Up Campaign / Intervju sa Dejanom Stošić, mladom ambasadorkom Step up kampanje

October 16th, 2018: Step Up! Campaign, launched nationally in WAVE Member countries, and internationally from the WAVE office, aims to step up efforts in Europe to stop violence against women, raise awareness of the problem, and protect survivors through activities which target different stakeholders and decision-makers. This year, a competition was announced for Step up …

Read more Interview with Dejana Stosic, young ambassador of Step Up Campaign / Intervju sa Dejanom Stošić, mladom ambasadorkom Step up kampanje

CSSP News: Comparative report on the benefits and challenges of women’s networks in the Western Balkans and Turkey

This comparative report is prepared on behalf of the UN Women Project ‘Support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organisations (with a special focus on organisations representing women from minority and disadvantaged groups) to advocate for the development and implementation of laws and policies in line with CEDAW and the Istanbul …

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Toolkit for Monitoring Implementation of the Istanbul Convention/Bosna i Hercegovina: Priručnik za praćenje primjene Istanbulske konvencije

10 October 2018 – The Foundation United Women Banja Luka and Citizens’ Association Medica Zenica facilitated preparation of the Toolkit for Monitoring Implementation of the CoE Convention on Prevention and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention).

Read more Bosnia and Herzegovina: Toolkit for Monitoring Implementation of the Istanbul Convention/Bosna i Hercegovina: Priručnik za praćenje primjene Istanbulske konvencije

The Women’s Network Against Violence boycotts the third call of the Ministry to establish a national SOS phone for violating the law / Мрежа жена против насиља бојкотује трећи позив Министарства за успостављање националног СОС телефона због кршења закона

9th of October, 2018: The Ministry of Labor and Social Policy announced the third call for the provision of the national SOS telephone service. The Women’s Network Against Violence boycotts this call because it violates the provisions of the Istanbul Convention, the Law on Social Protection and the Law on Public Procurement.

Read more The Women’s Network Against Violence boycotts the third call of the Ministry to establish a national SOS phone for violating the law / Мрежа жена против насиља бојкотује трећи позив Министарства за успостављање националног СОС телефона због кршења закона

CSSP News: Briefing paper on the benefits and challenges of implementing the Istanbul Convention

WAVE has published the briefing paper on the benefits and challenges of implementing the Istanbul Convention which covers the efforts of the CSSP platform, as well as CSSP partners individually, in supporting the implementation of the Istanbul Convention at a national and regional level. The paper highlights the main benefits and challenges in properly implementing …

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Opening National Conference for the Regional Project “Improving provision of services and awareness to combat Trafficking in Persons in the Balkans, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo” /Otvarajuća nacionalna konferencija za regionalni projekat “Unapređenje pružanja usluga i podizanje svijesti o borbi protiv trgovine ljudima na Balkanu – Albanija, Makedonija, Crna Gora, Kosovo”

SOS Hotline for women and children victims of violence Niksic in co-operation with the National Office for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings on the 27 September 2018 has organized an kick-off conference of the project “Improving provision of services and awareness to combat Trafficking in Persons in the Balkans, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo” which is being …

Read more Opening National Conference for the Regional Project “Improving provision of services and awareness to combat Trafficking in Persons in the Balkans, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo” /Otvarajuća nacionalna konferencija za regionalni projekat “Unapređenje pružanja usluga i podizanje svijesti o borbi protiv trgovine ljudima na Balkanu – Albanija, Makedonija, Crna Gora, Kosovo”

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Enhancing Capacities of Professionals to Assist Women Survivors of Violence/Bosna i Hercegovina: Osnaživanje kapaciteta profesionalaca za podršku ženama koje su preživjele nasilje

26 September 2018 – In the period 20-22 September, 2018 in Neum (Bosnia and Herzegovina) three-day workshop was held for women and men representatives of public institutions, subjects of protection that are signatories of the Protocol on Cooperation in Cases of Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence in Brčko District B&H (BD). Participants were women …

Read more Bosnia and Herzegovina: Enhancing Capacities of Professionals to Assist Women Survivors of Violence/Bosna i Hercegovina: Osnaživanje kapaciteta profesionalaca za podršku ženama koje su preživjele nasilje