WAV Network’s comments and recommendations to the Civil Code

The Women against Violence Network submitted their recommendations pertaining to surrogacy to the Civil Code work group. We requested that that Articles on surrogacy (beginning with Article 2272 and ending with Article 2282) be struck from the Civil Code because they would violate women’s rights and children’s rights that are enshrined in conventions Serbia signed.

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Press release: Not One Less!

Two more women were killed by partners/family members during past weekend in Serbia, one in Prijepolje surroundings and the other in Sirča village by Kraljevo. In the second case, there were no information whether woman addressed institutions for protection from violence prior to the crime, while in the first case, woman's appeal to help lacked the adequate response from responsible authorities.

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Women against Violence Europe (WAVE) is starting the Step Up! Campaign

step up sToday the Women against Violence of Europe (WAVE) Network starts the Step Up! campaign. In the next two years WAVE members will promote across Europe the right of women who have survived violence and their children to receive support and protection.

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Protest: Not One Less!

saopstenje 18 maj sThe Network of Women against Violence, Autonomous Women's Center and Women in Black invite citizens to the protest against femicide in Serbia. The protest will take place on Wednesday, May 18th, at 17 hours, at the Republic Square in Belgrade. We demand that May 18th is declared as the Remembrance day of women – victims of male violence and we remind the state to take on the responsibility for preventing crimes against women.

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Press Release: Historic day for women’s rights: France is also abolishing prostitution!

Yesterday France adopted the so called “Nordic” model of law on prostitution. This means France voted to criminalize pimps and men who buy women in prostitution, and against punishing women who are sexually exploited. Activists and organizations welcome this decision to stop the exploitation and abuse of women in prostitution by men, and call on Serbia to follow France’s example.

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Today the French Parliament votes on abolition law

abolition prostitution sActivists who advocate for the abolition of prostitution held a street action in support of today’s vote in the French Parliament and in support of all activists in France who fought for this law. The French Senate rejected the law three times because the Senate and the Assembly could not agree on it.

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For women’s labour rights and social justice!

8 mart beograd 2016Regarding March 8th, women's revolutionary holiday, Women against Violence Network, Roma Women’s Network, Women in Black Network – Serbia and Reconstruction Women’s Fund have organized one more march in the streets of Belgrade under the title: For women’s labour rights and social justice!

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Public announcement regarding March 8th, women's revolutionary holiday

In accordance with the international, revolutionary women's day we will repeatedly state that we live in a country where war has been continued by different means: after years of war economy when the national-militarist oligarchy plundered great masses of people, what followed was merciless erasure of the last vestiges of social property, and the wealth from social ownership was siphoned to a small number of individuals.

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8 March: FOR THE LABOR RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND SOCIAL JUSTICE!

8mart 2016 sOn March 8th, at 2:00 pm, activists will gather at the Republic Square in Belgrade and March against patriarchy, capitalism, nationalism, militarism, racism, xenophobia, homophobia, fascism... The march will proceed from the Republic Square to Terazije, through Kralja Milana on to Slavija. The march will stop at Dimitrije Tucovic's memorial, so as to protest against the relocation of the grave of this socialist and anti-militarist from one of Belgrade's main squares, and from history!

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Reports on the conflict process, political situation, and women in Kurdistan

In solidarity with Kurdish women, we are sharing the reports of Free women’s congress (KJA) and making a call for all of us to be witnesses and spread the word about war and injustice that plagued the Kurdish people.

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