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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B&H: Capacity Building of Service Providers for Supporting Women Survivors of Violence/BiH: Izgradnja kapaciteta pružaoca usluga za podršku ženama koje su preživjele nasilje

21 June, 2019 – The Foundation United Women is organizing two-day capacity building training in Banja Luka in the period 20-21 June, 2019 for women and men professionals working in health centers, judicial institutions, police, centers for social work, and the Center for Free Legal Assistance of the Government of Republika Srpska. Objective of the …

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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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