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: 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: 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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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Marking the World Day of Social Justice – Bosna i Hercegovina: Obilježavanje Svjetskog dana socijalne pravde

20 February 2019 – Team members and volunteers of the Foundation United Women marked 20 February – the World Day of Social Justice – with organizing the street action in Banja Luka and participation in television programs focusing on social justice issues in Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the street action, they shared information leaflets with …

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