Monday, August 26, 2019

zasto i kako sThe conference "Why and how about gender-based violence in secondary school" marked the end of cooperation with teachers and professional associates of secondary schools who participated in the activities of the project "Zero Tolerance on Gender-Based Violence". The conference brought together over 70 representatives of schools, activists from local partner organizations and AWC associates who supported the implementation of activities over the past two years.

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Today, the Autonomous Women's Center sent a letter to the Public Procurement Directorate pointing to violations of the Law on Public Procurement and the Law on Social Protection by the Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veterans' and Social Affairs and the possible occurrence of harmful consequences in connection with the implementation of the Call for Proposals to the associations to establish a National SOS Helpline to support women with experience of violence.

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azcOrganizations, members of the Women against Violence Network, are submitting open questions to the Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs regarding the third open call for the establishment of the National SOS Helpline for Women Victims of Violence, published on the Ministry's website on the 27th of September 2018.

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zasticena sUnwanted physical contact, touching and getting into a woman/girl’s face or men masturbating in public, as the most explicit types of sexual harassment, have been experienced by every third girl in Serbia. The most common type of sexual harassment that every second girl in Serbia has experienced, is wolf-whistling, sending kisses and lip licking. These are some of the findings of the research of the AWC – “Young people and the experience of sexual harassment”.

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pozdrav iz srbije sThe Autonomous Women's Centre submitted to the GREVIO Expert Group an alternative report on the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence entitled "Improved Legislation, Failed Protection".

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pravda sThe Sixth Independent Report of Autonomous Women’s Center (in further text: AWC) on monitoring implementation of the Law on the Prevention of Domestic Violence encompasses data review for the three-month period from April to June 2018, and an overview of the main annual findings and conclusions, as June 1, 2018 marks the first year of implementation of the Law.

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mogu da necu logo sThe Autonomous Women’s Center is announcing a call for external evaluator for the project “No tolerance for gender-based violence – Feminist change of the education system” implemented with the support of the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women.

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pomoc postoji s„The idea came up last year, after a couple of incidence of violence against women which happened to end fatally“, says Svetlana Ćopić, the founder of the idea that the SOS Helpline number of the Autonomous Women’s Centre should be printed inside the pad package.

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pictureYesterday, on September 18, 2018, the second public discussion about the bad effects of the implementation of the Law on Financial Support to the Family with Children was held in the Small Hall of the City Municipality of Stari grad. The discussion was attended by pregnant women to whom the recent Law came into force, representatives of non-governmental organizations, political organizations and one interested future father.

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zpnThe Women against Violence Network reminds the public that according to the Law on Social Protection, Article 64, social protection services are to be procured from the licensed provider of social protection services through the public procurement procedure, and that the provision of the National SOS Helpline service for women victims of violence must be done in accordance to our Law.

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