Local women’s organizations advocate for the establishment of reintegration services for women victims of domestic violence/ Локалните женски организации застапуваат за воспоставување на сервиси за реинтеграција на жени жртви на семејно насилство

During 2021, continuing the work from the past 2 years, the National Network to end Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, together with 6 women civil society organizations from the region, continues to work intensively on the establishment of services for reintegration of women victims of violence and domestic violence in local level. Within the …

Read more Local women’s organizations advocate for the establishment of reintegration services for women victims of domestic violence/ Локалните женски организации застапуваат за воспоставување на сервиси за реинтеграција на жени жртви на семејно насилство

Scandalous attitude of the Public Prosecutor’s Office regarding the criminal acts from the “Public Room”/ Скандалозен однос на Јавното обвинителство кон кривичните дела од „Јавна соба“

The Gender Equality Platform expresses its great disappointment with the ignorant attitude of the competent institutions regarding the “Public Room” case. We are calling on the Public Prosecutor’s Office to immediately and thoroughly clarify the case “Public Room”, which represents a crime in which many women are victims of gender-based violence. One year after the …

Read more Scandalous attitude of the Public Prosecutor’s Office regarding the criminal acts from the “Public Room”/ Скандалозен однос на Јавното обвинителство кон кривичните дела од „Јавна соба“

Spomenik miru u Bosni i Hercegovini postavljen u Banjaluci/Monument to Commemorate Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina Unveiled in Banja Luka

12 January 2021 – Twenty five years ago, on 14 December 1995 the Dayton Peace Agreement was signed in Paris, France, and it ended the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On the same date, twenty five years latter, the United Women Foundation from Banja Luka unveiled the monument to commemorate peace. This symbol of peace …

Read more Spomenik miru u Bosni i Hercegovini postavljen u Banjaluci/Monument to Commemorate Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina Unveiled in Banja Luka

BiH: Inicijativa za unapređenje zdravstvene zaštite žrtava nasilja/BiH: Initiative for Improving Health Protection for Victims of Violence

12 January 2021 – At the end of December 2020, the United Women Foundation from Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted the initiative to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Republika Srpska aimed for improving position of victims of domestic violence and their access to health protection. The initiative advocates for harmonization …

Read more BiH: Inicijativa za unapređenje zdravstvene zaštite žrtava nasilja/BiH: Initiative for Improving Health Protection for Victims of Violence

Economic empowerment, challenges for women’s employment in Albania and Kosovo

Challenges for economic empowerment, gender equality and women’s employment in Albania and Kosovo have been the focus of a two-day regional forum “Employment Status of Women and Girls in Albania and Kosovo, with best practices from the region”, which was held online on a Zoom Platform on 14 and 15 October 2020 The main purpose …

Read more Economic empowerment, challenges for women’s employment in Albania and Kosovo

Submission to the UN SRVAW thematic report on rape as a serious and systematic violation of human rights and gender-based violence against women/ Поднесок за тематски извештај на UN SRVAW за силувањето како сериозно и систематско кршење на човековите права и родово засновано насилство врз жените

The National Network to end Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence sent a report to the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Ms. Dubravka Šimonović, which will be part of a thematic report to be presented to the Human Rights Council. At the UN in June 2021, will address the …

Read more Submission to the UN SRVAW thematic report on rape as a serious and systematic violation of human rights and gender-based violence against women/ Поднесок за тематски извештај на UN SRVAW за силувањето како сериозно и систематско кршење на човековите права и родово засновано насилство врз жените