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 …

Read more 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

Soft skills and IT courses for women victims of violence / Обуки за вештини и ИТ за жени жртви на насилство

National network to end violence against women and domestic violence is organizing practical courses for the women victims of violence, with great support from the Government of North Macedonia. Our goal is to provide support to the process of rehabilitation and reintegration, until these women find a new job, get a regular salary, and establish …

Read more Soft skills and IT courses for women victims of violence / Обуки за вештини и ИТ за жени жртви на насилство

The 5th report “Women’s rights in Western Balkans” is now published and available / Објавен и достапен 5-от извештај „Женски права во Западен Балкан“

“Women’s Rights in Western Balkans” serves as a benchmark for the six Western Balkan accession countries regarding women’s rights and influence, for comparisons over time. This is the fifth edition of the report. The report is prepared as part of the regional programme “Strengthening Women’s Rights, Participation and Influence in the Western Balkans 2015 – …

Read more The 5th report “Women’s rights in Western Balkans” is now published and available / Објавен и достапен 5-от извештај „Женски права во Западен Балкан“

ECMM decision on our complaint about media content / Одлука на СЕММ на нашата жалба за медиумска содржина

The Ethics Council in Media in Macedonia accepted the complaint by National Network to end Violence against Women and Domestic Violence for the article published on A1on.mk, with the title “An employee of the Ministry of Internal Affairs took a half-naked photo of herself in a police uniform, internal control decided to open a disciplinary …

Read more ECMM decision on our complaint about media content / Одлука на СЕММ на нашата жалба за медиумска содржина

Abortion is a necessary health service for women even during a pandemic crisis / Абортусот е неопходна здравствена услуга за жените и за време на пандемиска криза

The day for safe abortion is celebrated on 28 September, when the organizations all around the world join their powers and raise their voice for immediate safe and legal abortion, even in a time of pandemic for this year. The health crisis increased the risk for sexual violence and many women weren’t able to access …

Read more Abortion is a necessary health service for women even during a pandemic crisis / Абортусот е неопходна здравствена услуга за жените и за време на пандемиска криза

The lack of police interventions may result in femicide / Полициското непостапување може да резултура со фемицид

In September this year, our national and local media published a story about the 60-year old woman who was killed by her husband in the house they lived together in Gostivar. According to the media, there was domestic violence, before it escalated to murder, knowing that the victim called the police just a day before, …

Read more The lack of police interventions may result in femicide / Полициското непостапување може да резултура со фемицид

Recommendations for dealing with Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence in the Western Balkans during the pandemic / Препораки за справување со насилство врз жени и семејно насилство во Западен Балкан во време на пандемија

Most of the Western Balkan governments declared a state of emergency or natural disaster in their respective countries, shortly after the COVID-19 was declared a pandemic on 11 March 2020. By the end of March 2020, all of the Balkan countries had some form of state of emergency, curfew, a list of measures and directions …

Read more Recommendations for dealing with Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence in the Western Balkans during the pandemic / Препораки за справување со насилство врз жени и семејно насилство во Западен Балкан во време на пандемија