B&H: Stronger Women with Disabilities within Women’s Movement/BiH: Snažnije žene sa invaliditetom u ženskom pokretu

04 June 2019 – During the joint training held from 31 May to 2 June 2019 in Kozarska Dubica, women with disabilities and women members women’s civil society organizations in five local communities in the Republika Srpska defined joint activities that could be implemented toward increasing visibility of women with disabilities within women’s movement of …

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B&H: Women’s Advisory Board Established/BiH: Uspostavljen ženski savjetodavni odbor

31 May 2019 – Nada Golubović, President of the Management Board of the Foundation United Women has been appointed as a member of Women’s Advisory Board that held its first session in Sarajevo, B&H on 29 May, 2019. Women’s Advisory Board is the joint initiative of Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation from Sweden, SIDA, and Delegation …

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B&H: RS People’s Assembly Adopted Draft Law on Changes and Ammendments of the Law on Protection from Domestic Violence/BiH: Narodna skupština Republike Srpske usvojila Nacrt Zakona o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o zaštiti od nasilja u porodici

25 April 2019 – People’s Assembly of the Republika Srpska yesterday adopted the Draft Law on Changes and Amendments of the Law on Protection from Domestic Violence, which significantly responds to the international standards set up in the Istanbul Convention. The most important points of the proposed changes are, as follows: -Introducing monetary fines for …

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B&H: Adopted 2019 Action Plan for Prevention and Combating Domestic Violence in Republika Srpska/BiH:Usvojen Akcioni plan za suzbijanje nasilja u porodici u Republici Srpskoj za 2019.g.

22 April 2019 – Government of Republika Srpska adopted the 2019 Action Plan for Prevention and Combating Domestic Violence with defined objectives and priorities. One of the key objectives is awareness rising with focus on education and increasing sensibility about domestic violence. Implementation of the international standards and good practices, and establishing multidisciplinary and coordinated …

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B&H: Handbook for Understanding Domestic Violence and Violence Against Women/BiH: Priručnik za razumijevanje nasilja u porodici i nasilja prema ženama

25 March 2019 – the Foundation United Women Banja Luka published the Handbook for Understanding Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence aimed to help women and men professionals in public institutions that are working with women survivors of violence to have adequate response in providing assistance and support in cases of violence. The Handbook was …

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B&H: With Solidarity Against Institutional Violence Against Women/BiH: Solidarno protiv institucionalnog nasilja prema ženama

12 March 2019 – The Inernational Women’s Day was commemorated in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina with the sreet march organized under key message „With Solidarity Against Institutional Violence Against Women”. Nine local civil society organizations and initiatives from Bosnia and Herzegovina – Oštra Nula, Youth Center KVART, Helsinki Citizens Assembly Banja Luka, Association of …

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B&H: Initiative for amendments of the RS Law on Protection from Domestic Violence – BiH: Inicijativa za dopune Zakona o zaštiti od nasilja u porodici Republike Srpske

6 February 2019 – Following the news that the Ministry of Family, Youth, and Sport will initiate changes and amendments of the RS Law on Protection from Domestic Violence during the first 100 days of the Republic of Srpska Government, the Foundation United Women submitted the initiative for improving assistance and support provided to women …

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