Violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women, which have led to domination over and discrimination against women by men and to the prevention of the full advancement of women. Violence against women is one of the crucial social mechanisms by which women are forced into a subordinate position compared with men. Violence against women is an obstacle to the achievement of equality, development and peace.

Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, Proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 48/104 of 20 December 1993

 

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1 July 2021

infographic 2020For the ninth time, the Autonomous Women's Center presents a report on independent monitoring of the implementation of the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence in Serbia for the period January-December 2020, which also contains comparative data from the previous year. There are still no consolidated, publicly available, official reports on the application of the Law, and the lack of a central electronic record on the application of the Law makes it difficult to monitor it comprehensively and fosters inconsistent and incomparable data from different sources. The ninth independent report was prepared by Tanja Ignjatović.

19 June 2021

prirucnik za nastavnice nastavnikeThe aim of this International Conference was to open up space for discussion on different approaches and good practices in the field of prevention and fight against digital sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), as well as to encourage exchange of experiences and connecting teachers around this topic.

14 June 2021

preugovorThe Autonomous Women's Center, as a member of the prEUgovor coalition, submitted proposals to the Draft Law on Amendments to the Law on Civil Procedure, after it gave up commenting on the provisions on which an agreement was reached between the Ministry of Justice and the Serbian Bar Association. The comments were prepared by lawyer Vanja Macanović.

10 June 2021

golubOrganized by the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue, in the presence of representatives of other competent Ministries, as well as a large number of civil society organizations and other relevant actors, a social dialogue on the social protection system was realized, in which the Autonomous Women's Center participated.

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