Let’s Include Women into Changing Processes

Final conference and presentation of the Final Report which is a result of the four round tables organized within the Initiative „Let’s Include Women into Changing Processes” held on September 11, 2018 in Sarajevo. Special Representative of the European Union in Bosnia and Herzegovina Lars Gunnar Wigermark has pointed to the misrepresentation of women in…

Do you have female students in your classroom?

“The issue of gender equality, in a broader sense, is something we should talk about all the time, something that should be subject of discussion continuously. We need flexible language in terms of gender in order to develop personalities that will respect and appreciate differences, take into consideration equality and avoid stereotypes in speech, behavior…

Gender sensitive language –political or language issue

“There is something very wrong with the fact that we use male gender when talking about women. We talk in this manner for centuries because we live in the society of men visibility and women invisibility. The alibi for such misconduct of grammar is in the surrounding where only men talk, work and decide. It…

Women at first and second sight

Why do we use Miss and Mrs. for women, and for men only Mr.? Why are men gentlemen and women ladies? Why is the teacher always in female gender and professor only sometimes? Why the word goddess is accepted but woman psychologist is not and even sounds harsh? Why do we classify women as midwives,…

Politicians from Bijeljina supported the Initiative “Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform”

On Saturday, July 28, 2018 in Ethno Village “Stanišići” in Bijeljina was organized the round table where the Initiative “Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform” and Platform of Women’s Priorities with Amendments to the Constitution of BiH form Gender Perspective presented their activities. The Round table was attended by 22 participants, representatives of the political parties…

Meeting of the civil society organizations with Ambassador Mara Marinaki

EEAS Principal Advisor on Gender and the Implementation of UNSCR 1325, Ambassador Mara Marinaki has visited Sarajevo last week, on July 16, 2018 where she attended the meeting of the civil society organizations. The main topic of the meeting was gender equality and Women, Peace and Security in BiH – implementation of the Resolution of…

Constitutional reform in Serbia: challenges on the path of EU Integration

Author: Sofija Mandić Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia are on the same path – path of European Integration. Serbia is formally few steps ahead in comparison to her neighbors, but it seems that the problems both countries facing are similar: lack of rule of law, authoritarian leadership over public sector, widespread corruption, huge gap between…

Engendering constitutional changes: Center of Women’s Rights from Zenica organized street action

Center of Women’s Rights from Zenica organized on the July 4, 2018 at the city square in Zenica street action to promote the Initiative “Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform” and Platform of Women’s Priorities for Constitutional Changes. This event was organized within the projects “Engendering Constitutional Changes” in order to familiarize women from Zenica with…

Conclusions of the Council of EU on Bosnia and Herzegovina

“Council encourages government of Bosnia and Herzegovina at all levels to actively participate in the process of preparing Opinion of European Commission and give their contribution in implementing requests of the Commission. Once more the Council stressed out that during the preparation of the Opinion, Commission should dedicate the special attention to implementing the verdicts…