Human rights





Overall objective

To provide full respect of human rights and decrease the level of discrimination on grounds of gender, sexual orientation and gender identity in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Sarajevo Open Centre is empowering marginalized groups trough community activities, promoting their rights among the society and advocating for change to the state institutions.


Specific objectives

– To increase awareness among state institutions/officials about the necessity to fully implement International, European and National human rights standards towards women and LGBT persons

– To raise citizens awareness about the LGBT rights and political, social and cultural rights of women

– To empower and strengthen the LGBT community by implementing supportive community based activities, related to their rights and needs