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National Authorities should establish a Functional System of Data Analysis of Violence against Women

July 21, 2019 4:00 PM
National Authorities should establish a Functional System of Data Analysis of Violence against Women

The Council of Europe organised a final workshop in Sarajevo with national authorities, legal professionals and other key stakeholders to present and discuss the main results of the project “Raising BiH Institutional Capacity to Prevent and Combat Violence against Women and Domestic Violence”. The findings from the new 2019 Report, […]

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Many Women experience Violence in BiH

July 11, 2019 4:00 PM
Many Women experience Violence in BiH

The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, also known as the Istanbul Convention, requires that state parties collect relevant administrative data on all forms of violence against women covered by the convention. This data is needed in order to form an accurate […]

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Online Course on Violence against Women and domestic Violence launched in BiH

May 22, 2019 11:00 AM
Online Course on Violence against Women and domestic Violence launched in BiH

Under the project: “Raising institutional capacity to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina“, the Council of Europe organized a launch of the HELP course on gender-based violence and domestic violence, in cooperation with Bar Associations of the Republika Srpska and Federation of Bosnia […]

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Swiss Broadcaster showed Footage of Croatian police pushing back Migrants to BiH

May 17, 2019 2:00 PM
Swiss Broadcaster showed Footage of Croatian police pushing back Migrants to BiH

A Swiss broadcaster on Wednesday showed footage of Croatian police pushing back migrants to neighbouring Bosnia and Herzegovina and migrants saying that police had seized their mobile phones and money. Croatian police have been faced for some time with accusations that they unlawfully return migrants who reach Croatia’s territory to […]

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Interesting Project: A Bracelet that can send an SMS Alert if a risk arises!

April 24, 2019 3:00 PM
Interesting Project: A Bracelet that can send an SMS Alert if a risk arises!

It’s a simple idea with powerful potential in preventing gender-based violence. Wear a bracelet that can send an SMS alert if a risk arises. The idea was one of several developed by high-school students alert to the possibilities of innovating for change. They took part in a UN Women-sponsored hackathon […]

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Six Years after BiH ratified Istanbul Convention, what has been done so far?

April 15, 2019 6:00 PM
Six Years after BiH ratified Istanbul Convention, what has been done so far?

BiH was amongst first countries in Europe to ratify the Istanbul Convention (Convention of the Council of Europe on preventing and fighting violence against women and domestic violence). Six years later, little is known about the application of this convention, and therefore, there is a lot of questions on the […]

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Persons who do not report Domestic Violence will be fined up to 5,000 BAM

April 8, 2019 12:00 PM
Persons who do not report Domestic Violence will be fined up to 5,000 BAM

In the coming period, persons who do not report domestic violence in Republika Srpska will be fined. The new law stipulates punishments and up to 5,000 BAM for employees in the protection bodies who find out that violence has been committed, as well as citizens and family members who do […]

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Pink Shirt Day marked in Sarajevo, sending a Message that Violence needs to be prevented

February 28, 2019 1:00 PM
Pink Shirt Day marked in Sarajevo, sending a Message that Violence needs to be prevented

Violence can be recognized in many ways, and it is important to react when a child changes its attitude on important issues and starts to behave differently, was stated as a message during the event organized on the International Day of prevention of Peer Violence on Wednesday in Bosnia and […]

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“One Billion Rising” Event held in Mostar

February 15, 2019 7:00 PM
“One Billion Rising” Event held in Mostar

A global campaign against violence against women called “One billion rising” was held on Thursday in Mostar with the help of dance clubs and non-governmental organizations from the city of Mostar. One of the organizers Tajma Tiro said that this year, a dance with a joint choreography at the Spanish […]

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Journalists continue to work in an Environment where Threats and Intimidation are common

January 24, 2019 2:00 PM
Journalists continue to work in an Environment where Threats and Intimidation are common

Between January and September 2017, Civil Rights Defenders, an international nongovernmental organization (NGO), documented an increased amount of freedom of assembly violations in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The most serious breach was the violent dispersal of a demonstration in Kruscica, where locals were protesting the building of a river dam. Freedom […]

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