pravda za mariju lukicMeetings of support and solidarity for Marija Lukic have been held in Belgrade, Krusevac, Nis, Smederevska Palanka, Vranje i Tutin. These meetings were held while the trail was in session, in front of Basic Court in Krusevac, where the prosecutor argued a case against Milutin Jelicic Jutka, the former president of Brus municipality. A criminal charged was filed against Jelicic by Marija Lukic for sexual harassment and abuse of authority.

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Network Women against violence is demanding justice for Marija Lukic and all of the women who have experienced sexual violence
Wednesday, November 6th, 2019.
Belgrade, in front of Ministry of Justice building, Nemanjina 22, 10.00-11.00h
Niš, preko puta zgrade Osnovnog suda, 11.00 – 12.00h
Kruševac, ispred zgrade Osnovnog suda, od 10.45h

astra nisu same sRight now, we explore you – humanitarians, responsible and active citizens, companies and organizations – we are inviting you that all of us together try and restore the faith of human trafficking victims and their families, their faith in people, communities, our capacity to do good… And we are sending them a message THEY ARE NOT ALONE.

21 WAVE konferencija s7-10. October, Tallinn, Estonia - This conference is an important place for mutual feminist exchange where women from all over Europe report about events in their communities. All participants, on conference, have the opportunity to meet each other and exchange theirs knowledge and experience. After the conference they return to their parent organizations with new energy as well as new concerns.

vranje sTraining on gender based violence and harmful stereotypes  for activists of women CSOs in Vranje was held in Vranje on 26, 27, 28 and 29 September 2019.

azc-logoThe Autonomous Women's Center has prepared the first independent report of the activities of the state-funded national  SOS Hotline running by  the Center for Protection of Infants, Children and Youth in Belgrade. The report covers the period January-June 2019 and shows that there was no need to form a new national SOS hotline for women victims of violence.

The full report you could find on this LINK.

Hate speech directed at women, who in their profession are committed to respecting human rights, laws and non-discrimination, is a gross violation of the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia, the Law on Prevention of Discrimination, the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly and other laws of the Republic of Serbia, as well as international convention. The hate speech heard in the National Assembly is not appropriate, it is deeply hurtful for all women.

The A 11 - Initiative for Economic and Social Rights submitted an initiative for the initiation of the assessment of the constitutionality of article 25, paragraphs 1-6 of the Law on Financial Support for Families with Children to the Constitutional Court of Serbia. The contested articles prescribe the abolition of the right to parental allowance if even one child in the household has not received all necessary vaccinations or does not attend elementary school or preschool regularly.

Women Against Violence (WAV) Network is reminding the public that, according to the Law of Social Welfare, Article 64, services of social welfare should be provided by service providers who are licensed through the process of public procurement, and that, accordingly, providing the service of National SOS Helpline for Women Victims of Violence, must be carried out in accordance to the law.

8 mart 2018On the occasion of marking March 8th, International Women's Day, women's networks, organizations and individuals from Belgrade organized a protest march against the patriarchy and capitalism that hold women in a subordinate position. The protest march, which left the Republic Square, stopped in front of one of the banks in the city center and the Government of the Republic of Serbia in order to state their demands, was attended by around 600 participants.