Conference “After Dayton”

Within international conference “After Dayton” held online on December 4, 2020 as part of the panel Restart for BiH: How to Organize Change?, organized by Foundation Heinrich Boel, one of the panelists was Lejla Gačanica, member of the Coordinating Committee of the Initiative Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform. She presented previous work of the Initiative,…

Promotion of the Initiative in Mostar

On Friday, December 4, 2020 on Spain Square in Mostar was held street action aimed to promote the Initiative “Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform”. Member of the Initiative, organization Forma F, which organized action, through conversation with citizens of Mostar presented five priorities that the Initiative advocates for and explained the way constitutional discrimination and…

Health care for (all) women

Despite numerous international documents still in force, local strategies and laws which guarantee the highest standards and equal access to all services form health domain, in Bosnia and Herzegovina citizens still are unable to achieve their rights in relation to health care. Reasons are different as well as the specific problems that occur as a…

Abortion on the request in BiH – right conditioned by money compensation

Citizens of BiH do not enjoy the equal right to health care. The difference in enjoying right to health care differs between entities and cantons. In the text of portal prometej.ba, Delila Hasanbegović (Sarajevo Open Center) pointed to the unequal access to right on abortion. “Namely, though legislative basis which obligates health institutions to provide…

OTHERS: Why does Constitution of BiH only mention married women?

A decade ago, TV reporter in National Assembly of Republic of Srpska has conducted interesting questionnaire. He asked national representatives what is written in the law they just adopted. It turned out hey had no idea and that they did not even take a look into the law draft. How did they vote, you probably…

FES survey: “Has Dayton Passed the Exam?”

“General dissatisfaction by the state depicts also in the student’s comments on its fundaments established in Dayton in 1995. They see this order of Bosnia and Herzegovina either as fundamentally wrong or subject of the misconducts committed by the political elites. Though more than half of the students have never read Dayton Peace Agreement they…