Sarajevo Safe House

Mubera Hodžić-Lemeš manages the Sarajevo Safe House, combining the protection systems for female victims of violence of the Foundation for Local Democracy and the Sarajevo Safe House. She initiated the 'Safe Together' fund, and founded the empowerment and support model for women victims of violence after leaving the Safe House. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qX0oXs0eyN8

2020-11-25T00:34:13+00:00November 25th, 2020|video en|0 Comments

Respect women’s rights

Albanian business women are publicly advocating for respecting women's rights across different fields of life.  In the video we see Albana Mucaj, Antonela Hako, Valbona Begolli, Irena Toci, Antoneta Ndreka i Alida Kondi, successful business women and Board Members of the Albanian Women's Economic Chamber. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1f4KPn3-gc

2020-11-25T00:33:50+00:00November 25th, 2020|video en|0 Comments

Celebrating Female Sexuality

'Sex-positive'? is a project by the Meduza NGO, and it aims to demystify and celebrate female sexuality. One way of doing so, as they see it, is having an open dialogue about our sexual practices. Only accepting the public narrative built on the foundations of the male gaze cannot help us outgrow the traditional representation

2020-11-25T00:33:25+00:00November 25th, 2020|video en|0 Comments

Good will bikers

Draško and Monika Bošković, and Damir Bučan are motorcycle enthusiasts who have launched a humanitarian organisation last year to help those in need, especially children. They were joined by their friends, bikers, and many volunteers. This is a story of their humanitarianism, and their growing plans... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXmeSr4Dp2c

2020-11-25T00:32:43+00:00November 25th, 2020|video en|0 Comments

Zoran Kesic: The statistics of our silence

I ask the statisticians to count Us. To count how many of Us have kept silent all these years, encouraging Him to think of us as allies, disabling Her from crying for help. Those are the stats I am interested in. Zoran Kesic It would be easy to find the statistics on the number of

2020-11-27T12:47:54+00:00November 24th, 2020|Columns|0 Comments

Maja Raičević, Podgorica: The invisible pandemic

While Montenegrin public prosecutors and police officials demonstrated unparalleled efficiency in prosecuting those who were breaching the recommended pandemic measures, their response to domestic violence was nowhere nearly as effective.  Maja Raičević As early as April this year, one month into the public health measures in Montenegro, women’s protection non-governmental organisations have seen a 20-30%

2020-11-27T12:48:43+00:00November 24th, 2020|Vicinities chronicles|0 Comments

Jelena Hrnjak, Belgrade: The loudest voices are the ones justifying violence

A threat is violence in itself, and it must be treated that way. It is also necessary to develop society consciousness that violence is unacceptable, including the social responsibility of reporting it. Children should be spoken to on these topics as early as elementary school, especially boys, who should be ‘equally repelled by rape as

2020-11-27T12:50:22+00:00November 24th, 2020|Vicinities chronicles|0 Comments

Nora Ahmetaj, Pristina: Only women deal with women

Two years ago, Pjetër Ndrecaj murdered his spouse Valbona and his nine year old daughter Klara. Apart from using violence against them for a long period he ended up murdering them. The Court of Gjakova, after the retrial of this case, sentenced him with only 24 years and six months of imprisonment. Now, this criminal

2020-11-27T12:52:21+00:00November 24th, 2020|Vicinities chronicles|0 Comments
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