B&H: Women Victims of Violence Recognized as Beneficiaries of Free Legal Aid/BiH: Žene žrtve nasilja prepoznate kao korisnice besplatne pravne pomoći

13 July 2020 – A new Law on Free Legal Aid has entered into force In the Republika Srpska, which recognizes victims of domestic violence as beneficiaries of free legal aid according to the criteria of personal characteristics or status. The Law gives victims priority over other applicants in marital and family proceedings, and stipulates …

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Council of Ministers Adopted Concluding Comments and Recommendations of the CEDAW Committee/Bosna i Hercegovina: Savjet ministara usvojio zaključna zapažanja i preporuke CEDAW Komiteta

9 July 2020 – The Council of Ministers of the Bosnia and Herzegovina recently adopted the Information on Concluding Comments on 6th Report of the Bosnia and Herzegovina on Implementation of the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women for the Period 2013 – 2016, and recommendations for the institutions of the …

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B&H: Weak Progress in Judicial Protection of Women from Violence/BiH: Ograničen napredak u sudskoj zaštiti žena od nasilja

29 January, 2020 – During 2019, the Foundation “United Women” Banja Luka conducted new cycle of monitoring judicial proceedings for criminal and minor offence cases of sexual and gender based violence against women and children of both sexes in the Republika Srpska. As a part of this process, qualitative analysis of five (5) verdicts for …

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B&H: Urgency in Proceeding Cases of Violence against Women/BiH: Hitnost u procesuiranju slučajeva nasilja prema ženama

13 January 2020 – The Foundation United Women Banja Luka sent the proposal to the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of the Bosnia and Herzegovina to take stronger approach in improving position of women survivors of violence that are sheltered in the safe houses in the Bosnia and Herzegovina. In the proposal sent in December …

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BiH: CEDAW Committee Calls for Comprehensive Reforms toward Improving Women’s Human Rights/CEDAW Komitet poziva na sveobuhvatne reforme u pravcu unapređenja ženskih ljudskih prava

13 November 2019 – CEDAW Committe adopted its concluding observations and recommendations on Sixth Periodical Report of the Bosnia and Herzegovina on implementation of the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) presented by the delegation of BiH on the 74th CEDAW Committee session held in Geneva on 30 October, 2019. …

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B&H: Improving Implementation of the RS Law on Protection of Victims of Torture/BiH: Potrebno unapređenje primjene Zakona o zaštiti žrtava torture RS

20 September, 2019 – In the period August – September 2019, the Foundation United Women Banja Luka and the Foundation Lara Bijeljina are the partners to the International Organization for Migrations (IOM) in organizing forums for improving and realization of rights, support, and protection for survivors of sexual violence that were organized in Bijeljina, Banja …

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B&H: Findings of the Research on Protection of Women and Girls from Violence Presented in Sarajevo/BiH:Nalazi istraživanja o zaštiti žena i djevojčica od nasilja predstavljeni u Sarajevu

03 July, 2019 – Representatives of the Foundation United Women participated at the round table “Good Practices, Obstacles, and Shortages in System of Protection of Women and Girls from Violence – Situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, held on July 1, 2019 in Sarajevo. The research was conducted by the Center of Women’s Rights from Zenica, …

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