Public policy

GENDER-SENSITIVE LANGUAGE TO BE USED ON UNIVERSITY DIPLOMAS

Sarajevo Open Centre, earlier this year, filed a request for examination of violations of the BiH Law on Gender Equality. The ground for filing this request is in the fact that...

NGOs are demanding the Institution of the Ombudsman investigates the systematic violations of the Law on Combating Domestic Violence in the Federation of BiH

Sarajevo Open Centre, Medica Zenica, the Foundation for Local Democracy Sarajevo, Vive žene Tuzla, Žena BiH Mostar, Žene s Une Bihać and Žene Ženama (Women for Women)...

Statement of the NGO organizations and individuals on the decision of HJPC

The decision of the HJPC prohibiting the wearing of religious symbols is not in accordance with the Constitution of BiH. In the past few days the information that the High...

The decision of the HJPC discriminates women and is not in line with the Constitution of BiH

Few days ago the public has been informed that the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council in BiH has taken a decision, which prohibits wearing religious symbols in judicial...

MUNICIPALITY CENTRE WILL DEVELOP A LOCAL GENDER ACTION PLAN

The development of the local gender action plan will start in January 2016. Sarajevo Open Centre and Žene ženama will be part of the working...

Initiative for the harmonization of the Law on Local Self-Government of Bosnian-Podrinje Canton with Gender Equality Law BiH

SOC has launched another initiative for protection of women’s rights and ensuring the integration of gender equality at local level. Last week, we have sent a letter to the...