Monthly archives: January, 2020

In the words of Sascha Gabizon: “Gender equality is essential for our economy, for our wellbeing, and for our future”

t this important meeting we have people representing countries from Central Asia all the way to Canada and North America, including Turkey and Israel, and all the way up to the Scandinavian countries. And from all these countries we have a very wonderful diverse group of 500 feminists. About 30 percent are young feminists, we …

PREVENTING AND COMBATING SEXISM

Recalling that gender equality is central to the protection of human rights, the functioning of democracy and good governance, respect for the rule of law and the promotion of well-being for all, that it entails equal rights for women and men, girls and boys, as well as the same visibility, empowerment, responsibility and participation in …

This mapping was carried out as part of the EU/ UN Women project “Support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organisations (with a special focus on organisations representing women from minority and disadvantaged groups) to advocate for the development and implementation of laws and policies in line with CEDAW and the Istanbul Convention,” under the EU/UN Women regional programme “Ending Violence against Women: Implementing norms, changing minds.” This programme aims to end gender-based discrimination and violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey and encompasses the countries of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, the Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia and Turkey

This mapping was carried out as part of the EU/UN Women project “Support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organisations (with a special focus on organisations representing women from minority and disadvantaged groups) to advocate for the development and implementation of laws and policies in line with CEDAW and the Istanbul …

MAPPING OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE SERVICES IN THE WESTERN BALKANS AND TURKEY EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This mapping was carried out as part of the EU/ UN Women project “Support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organisations (with a special focus on organisations representing women from minority and disadvantaged groups) to advocate for the development and implementation of laws and policies in line with CEDAW and the …

REGIONAL REPORT on compliance with UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention) relating to discrimination of Roma women in the area of healthcare, child marriages and offering support and protection to Roma women in cases of domestic violence

The regional report on compliance with CEDAW and the Istanbul Convention represents one of the activities in the project “Unifying the Voices for Ending Violence against Women” carried out by Bibija Roma Women’s Center and UN Women during the period from July 10th, 2018 to September 30th, 2019. The project is part of the EU/UN …