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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Serbia elects first female and openly gay premier
Serbian lawmakers elected Ana Brnabic as prime minister on Thursday, making history by choosing both the conservative Balkan nation's first female prime minister and its first openly gay leader. Parliament voted 157-55 to approve the government of the 41-year-old Brnabic and she and her ministers...
Monday, October 27, 2014
Women Parliamentarians Network of Serbia
This is a presentation about the formation of a women's parliamentarians network/ caucus within the parliament of Serbia.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
NGOs fear women will not make up 30% of new government, Serbia
NGOs in Serbia fear that in the coming reshuffle, the government will veer from the European standard of having at least 30 percent of women in its ranks. Belgrade-based daily Danas reports that a letter cautioning that women should make up at least 30 percent the new government was sent on Monday...
Monday, July 29, 2013
Women in politics: The Serbia you have not heard of
Serbia, an aspiring European Union member, succeeded in increasing the percentage of women in its Parliament substantially within the last year. It is consequently ahead of the United States and many other developed countries and older democracies by several spots on a global female Parliamentarian...
Friday, July 19, 2013
Certain progress in tackling discrimination against women in Serbia
Serbia has made "certain progress", officials concluded at the session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. During the session, the Serbian government delegation presented the report on the implementation of the international Convention on the Elimination of All...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Gender Equality and Local Governance
This publication is the result of concrete activities supported by UN Women and the “Equity in Governance” (EiG) project which aimed at translating international commitments and national gender equality policy to the realities of local governance in Albania. Key insights, Experiences and lessons...
Friday, March 22, 2013
Women in Politics: Progress & Impact in the Serbian Context
 This work is concerned with five particular, isolated components of the larger topic of women in politics; specifically the reasons why women do and should run for office (theoretical and practical), the external, systemic barriers they face becoming elected or appointed political officials, the...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Serbia: More women entering politics
The vice-president of the Gender Equality Council and state secretary in the Labour and Social Policy Ministry, Snezana Lakicevic, says women have far more opportunities in Serbian politics than was the case even a few years ago. To read the complete article please visit SETimes.com
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Serbia: Loznica - A Step Towards Gender Equality
Loznica town management senior official Ljubinka Gordanic is one of the many high-ranking women that heads to work each day in the west Serbian town.  In the country as a whole, women make up 51.4% of the population and just 2% occupy executive posts. In Loznica, out of the 176 town...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Serbia:Women's rights still an uphill battle
Although guarantees exist on paper, non-compliance with the standards and principles of gender equality remain an obstacle for women in Republika Srpska. Experts say, the most common forms of discrimination against women are domestic violence, violation of women's labour rights, and...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Serbia: Majority of parliamentary parties against more women in Parliament
In spite of the EU request that the number of women is increased in all representatives bodies, in Serbian Parliament these days there is ongoing debate as to how the legal 30 percent of women in every caucus is cut to 25 percent.  That, however, seems not to be sufficient. Thus the DS and SPS...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Serbia: Majority of parliamentary parties are against more women in Parliament
In spite of the EU request that the number of women is increased in all representative bodies, in Serbian Parliament these days there is ongoing debate as to how the legal 30 percent of women in every caucus is cut to 25 percent.That, however, seems not to be sufficient. Thus the DS and SPS...
Monday, March 02, 2009
New Realities Concerning European Left Wing Gender Equality Politics: Case Study from the South Eastern European Region
This report compares the situation and potential for action of women in South Eastern Europe and investigates party politics on gender equality.
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Assessing Women’s Political Party Programs: Best Practices and Recommendations
The assessment is designed to identify the specific elements and approaches which were most effective in encouraging women’s participation and leadership in political parties. Although drawn from NDI programs, the information gathered in this assessment is intended to be used by both individuals...
Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Media and Gender Equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina
This report describes women's portrayal in media and their limited participation in the creation of media policies in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It also includes results of the media monitoring and assessment held in Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Romania,...
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Women's Centre for Democracy and Human Rights
Women's Centre for Democracy and Human Rights is a nongovernmental organisation aimed at developing democratic society based on human rights, gender equity and social justice. The organization achieve its goals through education, advocacy and research.
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Drafting Gender-Aware Legislation: How to Promote and Protect Gender Equality in CEE and CIS
The handbook provides a comparative overview of gender-aware legislation and practices in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. It also describes a comprehensive approach to influencing legislation and implementation processes, and provide detailed checklists for...