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Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina is still widespread

March 23, 2020 1:30 PM
Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina is still widespread

  The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) marked 21 March – the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination by digitally launching the report on “Discrimination in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Public Perceptions, Attitudes, and Experiences”. According to the Report, a vast majority of the population (87%) see discrimination […]

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Landmine Victims “Still on the Sidelines of Society”, says Survivor and Advocate Zeljko Volas

February 28, 2020 6:45 PM
Slovenija,Triglav, 10.09.2019, 10. september 2019 Vzpon zrtev min iz BiH na vrh Triglava v soorganizaciji ITF Ustanove za krepitev clovekove varnosti. Vrh Triglava, Aljayev stolp druzba, zrtve min, gornistvo, hribi, gore, vzpon,Foto: Ziga Zivulovic jr. /BOBO

    President and co-founder of UDAS, The Association for Amputees Zeljko Volas, who was just 21 years old when he lost his leg to a landmine during a mine clearance of a war zone in the city of Bugojno in Central Bosnia, told The Sarajevo Times that there is […]

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5th Biannual Roma Inclusion Seminar held in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Capital Sarajevo

February 27, 2020 4:00 PM
5th Biannual Roma Inclusion Seminar held in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Capital Sarajevo

  “You are not alone – this is the clear message from a packed room today in the BiH Parliament – however, our challenge is to keep working together for the sake of all Roma persons,” stressed Marta Garcia Fidalgo, adviser on Roma policy at the Directorate-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement […]

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Hanna Varmaz received an Award from the Swedish Prince and Princess

November 29, 2019 12:00 PM
Hanna Varmaz received an Award from the Swedish Prince and Princess

  A girl who comes from Gradiska, was exposed to peer violence, discrimination and physical abuse for four and a half years. The recognition, which Princess Sofia personally handed to Hanna in Stockholm, is the result of her fight against mobbing and peer violence. The motivational speech at the award […]

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Numerous discriminatory Definitions in Textbooks in Bosnia and Herzegovina

November 24, 2019 5:00 PM
Numerous discriminatory Definitions in Textbooks in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  The Federal Ministry of Education and Science will contact the authors of the secondary school textbooks and request that the recommendations made under the Initiative for Textbook Edition and Adaptation in Primary and Secondary School Education should be taken into account. This was emphasized yesterday during a discussion on […]

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EU organizes Integrated Workshops for Marginalized Groups of Women

August 8, 2019 2:00 PM
EU organizes Integrated Workshops for Marginalized Groups of Women

The European Union’s project to promote women’s rights and contribute to eradication of discrimination against women provides training in 10 municipalities in BiH to help them cope with day-to-day challenges. From 24-25 July, two trainings “Integrated Security and the EU” and “Integrated Workshops for Marginalized Groups of Women” were held […]

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BiH lacks unique Database on Cases of Gender-based Discrimination

May 21, 2019 9:15 AM
BiH lacks unique Database on Cases of Gender-based Discrimination

Results of the research on gender-based discrimination in the field of labor and employment conducted by Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Banja Luka were presented yesterday in Sarajevo. The results point to the fact that legal practice when it comes to gender-based discrimination merely exists, that there are still a lot of […]

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Fight against Discrimination is a Direct Way to fight for the Survival of Returnees

March 27, 2019 1:00 PM
Fight against Discrimination is a Direct Way to fight for the Survival of Returnees

An assessment of the work of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) institutions in combating discrimination, prepared by the OSCE Mission to BiH, was presented today in Sarajevo, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Law on Prohibition of Discrimination. The conference gathered more than 100 representatives […]

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50th Anniversary of the Entry into Force of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2019 7:00 PM
50th Anniversary of the Entry into Force of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination

This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). The Convention has proven to be an effective tool, by holding Governments accountable to their citizens and on the international stage. Based on the […]

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Umihana Rasovic-Kasumovic is a Politician in Sweden

August 16, 2018 11:00 AM
Umihana Rasovic-Kasumovic is a Politician in Sweden

Swedish politician Umihana Rasovic-Kasumovic is a candidate for five different election lists in the upcoming elections in Sweden. She is especially known in the Swedish media by her fight against Islamophobia and other forms of discrimination. She talked about her struggle and political engagement, while she was still a high […]

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