BiH: Campaign against Sexual Harassment and Violence against Women and Girls/BiH: Kampanja protiv seksualnog uznemiravanja i nasilja prema ženama i djevojčicama

13 October 2021 – United Women Foundation from Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina is conducting the campaign “No Means No!” with aim to raise the public awareness on sexual harassment and violence against women and girls in public space. The campaign includes billboards, city lights, and video clips promoted through social networks in which women …

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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 …

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BiH: Povećana podrška specijalizovanim servisima podrške i pomoći ženama tokom COVID-19 pandemije/B&H: Increased Support to Specialized Services of Support and Assistance to Women during COVID-19 Pandemic

19. oktobar 2020.g. – Organizacije civilnog društva u Bosni i Hercegovini koje vode specijalizovane servise podrške i pomoći ženama koje su preživjele nasilje su se tokom situacije uzrokovane pandemijom COVID-19 suočile sa povećanom potrebom za pružanjem pomoći ženama. Uvođenje mjera socijalne izolacije do konačnog proglašenja vanrednog stanja je mnoge porodice postepeno uvodilo u prestanak rada, …

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Women’s Experience of Struggle in the Grip of Pandemic and Violence – Pandemi ve Şiddet Kıskacında Kadın Mücadelesi Deneyimleri

The Foundation for Women’s Solidarity reported the applications made by women who were subjected to violence to the women’s counseling center from March, when the pandemic began, with a study titled “Women’s Experience of Struggle in the Grip of Pandemic and Violence“. The narratives of 360 women who reached the center by phone and e-mail …

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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 Exercising the Right 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 …

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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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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Increased Number of Requests for the Assistance from Women during COVID – 19 pandemic/Bosna i Hercegovina: Povećan broj zahtjeva za pomoć ženama tokom COVID-19 pandemije

3 June, 2020 –The number of requests for assistance and support from women survivors of violence throughout the Bosnia and Herzegovina increased during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown and during the period of its immediate aftermath. Measures imposed by the governmental institutions were aimed to prevent spread of infection, but in the same time they influenced increase …

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