EU Gender Action Plan – GAP III

Gender equality is a core value of the EU2 and a universally recognized human right, as well as an imperative to well-being, economic growth, prosperity, good governance, peace and security. The EU is a global front-runner in promoting gender equality as a key political objective of its external action and common foreign and security policy,…

To whom, in fact, does the Constitution of BiH belong?

After three attempts of changing the Constitution [1] that were very serious, it was evident that exclusively political elites are dealing with Constitution or individuals of leading political parties with mediation of the international community. Negotiations were non-transparent, outside official institutions, far from the eyes of public. Proposals on changing constitution did not reflect attitudes…

Open Letter

The Initiative “Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform” supports repeated interest of the international community for initiating process of constitutional reforms and changes of Election Law of BiH. However, considering the way international community treated elections in Mostar, when certain embassies negotiated with representatives of only several leading political parties, thereby not involving all interested political…

Implementation of verdicts of the European Court for Human Rights

Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe held its three-month meeting in Strasbourg from 9 to 11 March in order to monitor implementation of the verdicts and decisions of the European Court for Human Rights. This week, information on cases which are questioned in detail and are available here. In relation to group of…

Billboard campaign “State, Show We Are Not Alone!”

At the moment in Banja Luka there is billboard campaign under title “State, Show We Are Not Alone!” with the aim to raise awareness on importance of preventing sexual harassment at the work. Results of the research hCa conducted in 2018 show extremely higher probability that women will suffer sexual harassment at work in comparison…

Protests mark International Women’s Day

The Initiative Women Citizens for Constitutional Reform has supported activities which civil society organizations from Sarajevo and Banja Luka organized due to the International Women’s Day. In this occasion Foundation CURE organized daily activist’s standing aimed to draw the attention of the public on the fact that even in the time of “peace”, in the…

Conference: “Gender Equality after 2020: Empowering Women and Building a Safer Environment”

Conference “Gender Equality after 2020: Empowering Women and Building a Safer Environment” focused on transformative approach when implementing obligations in Beijing Declaration and UN CEDAW Convention regrading mitigation of the consequences of the pandemic COVID-19 and overcoming problems of different types of gender based harassment and sexual harassment. Conference was held yesterday, on March 8,…