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Domestic Violence is considered to be a ‘private matter’ in Bosnia and Herzegovina

November 29, 2019 10:00 AM
Domestic Violence is considered to be a ‘private matter’ in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  On 25 November, the OSCE launched a campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina and other countries across South-Eastern and Eastern Europe during the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. The campaign aims to end the silence on violence against women (VAW) by informing the public about the alarming […]

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Three in 10 Women surveyed have experienced physical Violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina

November 26, 2019 1:00 PM
Three in 10 Women surveyed have experienced physical Violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence, OSCE leaders called on participating States to step up efforts to end gender-based violence in all spheres of life, including violence and harassment at […]

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High-Level Meeting of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women started in Sarajevo

November 4, 2019 2:00 PM
High-Level Meeting of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women started in Sarajevo

  At the first ever grantee Convention of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund), UN Women today kicked off its annual activities for the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE by 2030 to end Violence against Women campaign in support of the 16 days of Activism against […]

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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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