How will pandemic impact the position of women?

Carlien Scheele is the new head of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), institution of the European Union established in 2006 in Vilnius. Based on the analysis and distribution of data the Institute develops measures for promoting gender equality in all policies of the European Union. Carlien Scheele became the head of the Institute from…

Radio FBiH: What is the status of female workers on the May 1st?

The Initiative “Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform” launched series of texts dealing with condition of women’s rights in the time of pandemic caused by COVID-19. Delila Hasanbegović, program coordinator in Sarajevo Open Center and member of the Initiative “Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform” has conducted the interview “There is a huge difference in rights of…

The position of journalists in the time of pandemic COVID-19!

On May 7, 2020, activists of the Foundation CURE and PR of the Initiative “Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform” Vildana Džekman was one of the panelists on webinar Women in Elections BiH: The General Impact of the Pandemic on the Position of Women, Equality and Leadership in BiH! She spoke on the impact of COVID-19…

Podcast “Stories under Masks”, guest Amela Bašić Tomić

In many countries, and in BiH alike, during COVID-19 pandemic the domestic violence has been significantly increased. “In second half of the April we noticed increased number of calls of SOS phone. We were reported cases of domestic violence that last for the long period of time and at the same time the violence in…

Milkica Milojević guested on the Federal Radio

Last week editor of the show on the Federal Radio Zlata Behrem guested journalist and activist Milkica Milojević form Banja Luka. They discussed work of the journalists during pandemic caused by the COVID-19 and the position of women in general. Milkica Milojević has recently written text for the Initiative “Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform” under…

Today the Initiative on Radio Federation

Radio Federation of BiH in cooperation with the Initiative “Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform” will today broadcast two radio shows encouraged by the texts we published in the previous period on our web site. Editor of the show Zlata Behrem will host Milkica Milojević and Delila Hasanbegović whom she will talk on the work of…

Gender equality during crisis situations

Natural catastrophes and other emergency situations have completely different impact on women, girls, boys and men. They are all facing different risks and therefore are victims in different ways. For example, according to information of the United Nations, in Tsunami from 2005, in different parts of Indonesia and Sri Lanka more than 80% of victims…

Council of Europe promotes protection of women’s rights at the national level

Council of Europe launched internet page which presents measures and practices per every country. These measures were launched by the members of the Council of Europe during crisis in order to empower women’s rights. This includes measures for preventing violence against women, victim’s protection and processing perpetrators – as well as the available data and…