Bosnia and Herzegovina: Toolkit for Monitoring Implementation of the Istanbul Convention/Bosna i Hercegovina: Priručnik za praćenje primjene Istanbulske konvencije

10 October 2018 – The Foundation United Women Banja Luka and Citizens’ Association Medica Zenica facilitated preparation of the Toolkit for Monitoring Implementation of the CoE Convention on Prevention and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention).

Read more Bosnia and Herzegovina: Toolkit for Monitoring Implementation of the Istanbul Convention/Bosna i Hercegovina: Priručnik za praćenje primjene Istanbulske konvencije

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Enhancing Capacities of Professionals to Assist Women Survivors of Violence/Bosna i Hercegovina: Osnaživanje kapaciteta profesionalaca za podršku ženama koje su preživjele nasilje

26 September 2018 – In the period 20-22 September, 2018 in Neum (Bosnia and Herzegovina) three-day workshop was held for women and men representatives of public institutions, subjects of protection that are signatories of the Protocol on Cooperation in Cases of Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence in Brčko District B&H (BD). Participants were women …

Read more Bosnia and Herzegovina: Enhancing Capacities of Professionals to Assist Women Survivors of Violence/Bosna i Hercegovina: Osnaživanje kapaciteta profesionalaca za podršku ženama koje su preživjele nasilje

Improving Access to Information on Violence Against Women for Women in Local Communities of Brčko District B&H/Unapređenje pristupa informacijama o nasilju prema ženama za žene u mjesnim zajednicama Brčko distrikta B&H

27 August 2018 – As a part of the project “Strengthening Prevention and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence in Brčko District B&H”, the Foundation United Women Banja Luka and Citizens’ Association Vive Žene Tuzla organized the info session for women in the local community of Gornji Rahić in Brčko District B&H. Objective of …

Read more Improving Access to Information on Violence Against Women for Women in Local Communities of Brčko District B&H/Unapređenje pristupa informacijama o nasilju prema ženama za žene u mjesnim zajednicama Brčko distrikta B&H

Support for Women Victims of War in B&H/Podrška ženama žrtvama rata u BiH

3 July 2018 – On the occasion of the 26 June, the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Foundation United Women Banja Luka and the Association of Women Victims of War of the Republic of Srpska organized the street action in Banja Luka to raise public awareness on needs of women victims …

Read more Support for Women Victims of War in B&H/Podrška ženama žrtvama rata u BiH

Harmonization of country legislation with the Istanbul Convention – Harmonizimi i legjislacionit vendas me Konventën e Stambollit

In Albania, the current situation of domestic violence continues to be problematic, figures are alarming considering that the level of reporting violence is still low and the real incidence is very high. Year after year we see an increase in the number of denouncements, thanks to the great information and awareness work that has been …

Read more Harmonization of country legislation with the Istanbul Convention – Harmonizimi i legjislacionit vendas me Konventën e Stambollit

Education of Judges and Prosecutors on Prejudices and Stereotypes on Gender Based Violence in B&H/Edukacija sudija i tužilaca o predrasudama i stereotipima o rodno zasnovanom nasilju u BiH

6 June 2018 – Judges and prosecutors of the basic and district courts and prosecutor’s offices from East Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Bijeljina, and Doboj regions participated in a three-day education on judicial response to gender based violence, and protection of women survivors of violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Overall objective was to increase awareness of …

Read more Education of Judges and Prosecutors on Prejudices and Stereotypes on Gender Based Violence in B&H/Edukacija sudija i tužilaca o predrasudama i stereotipima o rodno zasnovanom nasilju u BiH

Court defined the case of unmarried couple as “domestic violence” – Partnerin uyguladığı şiddet “ev içi şiddet” sayıldı

A family court in Ankara has concluded a case of an unmarried couple as “domestic violence” in Turkey and sentenced the accused partner to pay alimony. The court decision included specific reference to the Istanbul Convention. The court has stated that although the couple is not married, violent acts between partners should be considered as “domestic violence” according to …

Read more Court defined the case of unmarried couple as “domestic violence” – Partnerin uyguladığı şiddet “ev içi şiddet” sayıldı