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Kanela Zuko
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Bosnia Elects First Veiled MP
SARAJEVO – Sending a message of hope to Bosnian Muslim women, a veiled woman was elected to the House of Representatives in October's elections, becoming the first woman to enter the parliament with the Islamic headscarf. "I think my being elected...
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
Building Bridges - a Film about Bosnia’s Mostar Women’s Citizen Initiative
Currently showing at film festivals around the world, Building Bridges is an inspiring documentary chronicling the story of the Mostar Women’s Citizen Initiative, an exceptional group of community leaders, political activists, and ordinary...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Women's rights still an uphill battle in Republika Srpska
Although guarantees exist on paper, non-compliance with the standards and principles of gender equality remain an obstacle for women in Republika Srpska, advocates say.  In RS (Republika Srpska), experts say, the most common forms of...
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Bosnia and Herzegovina: conference on women in conflict prevention, crisis management, peace building
 Engaging women in conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation will be the topic of an OSCE conference. The conference will provide a forum for government representatives, policymakers, civil society actors, as well...
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.
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Women, Peace and Security
This study analyzes the impact of armed conflict on women and girls. It also describes the relevant international legal framework and assesses its implementation; and reviews the gender perspectives in peace processes as well as in peace operations...
Tuesday, April 08, 2008
Public Awareness about Discrimination against Women and Gender Related Human Rights Violations in Republika Srpska
This report identifies differences in attitudes between men and women toward discrimination against women and gender related human rights violations. It also focuses on the attitudes of female and male citizens toward the work of the official...
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...
Monday, April 07, 2008
Opportunities and Challenges for Introducing Gender Sensitive Budgeting in the Area of Domestic Violence
This report analyses the budgets of four public institutions working on social protection in Republika Srpska of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It assesses public resources allocated to provide services to domestic violence victims, with a focus on...
Monday, April 07, 2008
Women Today
This edition of Women Today examines the role of women in development processes and stereotypes existing in society against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Engendering Constitutions:Gender Equality Provisions in Selected Constitutions
This study provides analysis of global best practices of engendered constitutions using CEDAW as an analytical framework. It also analyzes existing or in some cases, draft constitutional texts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia...
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...
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...
Saturday, December 01, 2007
Constitution Building Processes and Democratization
This study focuses on the activity of revising constitutions which reflects a changed perception of their importance and purposes. Changes start with constitution-making, whether as a form of negotiation or the consolidation of social victory or...
Thursday, April 05, 2007
Woman and Society Research, Policy and Advocacy Centre
The Women and Society Research, Policy and Advocacy Centre is an independent, feminist, non-governmental and non-profit organization that works to promote women's rights at the national, regional and global level, and advocates for gender-sensitive...
Thursday, March 08, 2007
Lobbying Parliament: A Guide for NGOs
This guide provides an introduction to various approaches and techniques for lobbying parliament. It includes an overview of lobbying campaigns, tactics for lobbying individual members of parliament and party caucuses, and guidelines for preparing a...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Men and Women in Republika Srpska 2006
These statistical charts present data that can serve as an analysis of gender equality in Republika Sprska, Bosnia-Herzegovina as of 2006.