Serbia’s official GREVIO report should be completed by June 4th – public presentation of shadow report on June 11th / Zvanični izveštaj Srbije za GREVIO treba da bude završen do 4. juna – javna prezentacija izveštaja iz senke 11. juna

May 29th, 2018: The questionnaire and the request to respond to it GREVIO group has sent to Serbia on February 4th. For the preparation of the report, according to the established procedure, the state has four months, so at the request of the GREVIO Group it is obliged to reply by June 4th.

Read more Serbia’s official GREVIO report should be completed by June 4th – public presentation of shadow report on June 11th / Zvanični izveštaj Srbije za GREVIO treba da bude završen do 4. juna – javna prezentacija izveštaja iz senke 11. juna

Workshops about gender-based violence with high school students – violence is not a private matter / Radionice o rodno zasnovanom nasilju – nasilje nije privatna stvar

May 28th, 2018: Members and activists of the Women’s Forum of Prijepolje,  which is member of the Women’s Network against Violence in Southwestern Serbia, held 2 out of 5 workshops about the prevention of violence against girls and women, which will be held this year in three secondary high schools in Prijepolje.

Read more Workshops about gender-based violence with high school students – violence is not a private matter / Radionice o rodno zasnovanom nasilju – nasilje nije privatna stvar

Naming and Shaming Sexual Violence / Osvijetlimo mrak seksualnog nasilja

Sexual abuse of children and women is still taboo in Montenegro, and the project “Naming and Shaming Sexual Violence” will contribute to the monitoring of the work of all institutions in the system of protection and improvement of the legal framework and its harmonization with European standards. Sexual violence most often remains unreported, while on …

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Network of Women Against Violence in Southwestern Serbia marked the Day of Remembrance of the women victims of violence in their cities – Mreža žena Jugozapadne Srbije obeležila Dan sećanja na žene žrtve nasilja

May 26th, 2018 – Organizations that are members of the Network of Women Against Violence in Southwestern Serbia marked the Day of Remembrance of the women victims of violence in their cities. The organization “Women’s Center Uzice” and “Impuls” from Tutin installed the “Reaction instead of crime” installations in the central squares. The installation simulates …

Read more Network of Women Against Violence in Southwestern Serbia marked the Day of Remembrance of the women victims of violence in their cities – Mreža žena Jugozapadne Srbije obeležila Dan sećanja na žene žrtve nasilja

Court defined the case of unmarried couple as “domestic violence” – Partnerin uyguladığı şiddet “ev içi şiddet” sayıldı

A family court in Ankara has concluded a case of an unmarried couple as “domestic violence” in Turkey and sentenced the accused partner to pay alimony. The court decision included specific reference to the Istanbul Convention. The court has stated that although the couple is not married, violent acts between partners should be considered as “domestic violence” according to …

Read more Court defined the case of unmarried couple as “domestic violence” – Partnerin uyguladığı şiddet “ev içi şiddet” sayıldı

“Violence against women and girls in Serbia – between obligations and reality” / “Nasilje nad ženama i devojčicama u Srbiji – između zakonskih obaveza i realnosti”

May 24th, 2018: In the premises of the UNDP Serbia was held a national debate “Violence against women and girls in Serbia – between obligations and reality”. At the conference was spoken about the international legal framework, the current situation in Serbia, the discrepancy between theory and practice, the practice of pronouncing measures for violent …

Read more “Violence against women and girls in Serbia – between obligations and reality” / “Nasilje nad ženama i devojčicama u Srbiji – između zakonskih obaveza i realnosti”

Capacity Development Workshops for Women Lawyers – Kadın Avukatlar İçin Kapasite Geliştirme Atölyeleri

A total of 60 women lawyers working in the area of combating gender-based violence attended 3 capacity development workshops in Ankara, as part of a joint project of the Foundation for Women’s Solidarity and the Capacity Development Association, titled “Strengthening the Representation of Women subjected to Violence in the Justice Mechanism”. During the 3-day workshops, …

Read more Capacity Development Workshops for Women Lawyers – Kadın Avukatlar İçin Kapasite Geliştirme Atölyeleri