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Moving towards the Gender Equality Index Bosnia and Herzegovina 2022 (Picture: UN Women)
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Moving towards the Gender Equality Index Bosnia and Herzegovina 2022
The Gender Equality Index developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) in 2013, is recognised in the European Union as an important tool for analysing the state of gender equality in a society as well as comparing current trends...
SNSD announced the Victory of Zeljka Cvijanovic for the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Picture: Sarajevo Times)
Monday, October 03, 2022
SNSD announced the Victory of Zeljka Cvijanovic for the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
SNSD member Željka Cvijanović declared victory in the race for BiH Presidency member from Republika Srpska in today’s general elections in our country. Cvijanović, as SNSD spokesperson Ratko Kovačević stated, created an unattainable lead for Šarović...
"It’s all very real": Bosnian women politicians unprotected against online abuse - BalkanInsight
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
"It’s all very real": Bosnian women politicians unprotected against online abuse
A lack of legal regulation and the inefficiency of the Bosnian justice system mean Bosnian women in politics face little or no protection against gender-based abuse online. Lana Prlic became a deputy leader of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in...
WFD
Friday, June 18, 2021
WFD campaign empowers women in elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Constitution and legal system of Bosnia and Herzegovina stipulate equality between women and men. However, gender inequalities are found across all social domains. Women are still underrepresented in politics, and particularly so in top...
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...

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