Public policy

14 SOC’s initiatives incorporated into the Gender Action Plan of Sarajevo Canton

The Government of Sarajevo Canton held its 49th session in December 2019, at which it adopted the Gender Action Plan of Sarajevo Canton for the period 2019 to 2022. The creation...

European Commission Report: BiH is stagnating in the area of women’s rights and LGBTI rights

On  April 17 2018, the European Commission published a report which precedes the opinion of BiH’s application for EU membership, and in 2018 an opinion is going to be...

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...