Tag: discrimination

Overview of the lectures at the School of Feminism: 7 May 2016

On Saturday, 7 May the lectures of the Module 2 (State, law, equality: de iure and de facto) at this year’s Žarana Papić School of Feminism took place. Natalija Petrić, lawyer, talked about the international legal and political standards in the area of domestic violence (violence against women), especially about their implementation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as about women’s rights in the system of UN, with a special emphasis on CEDAW.

Overview of the lectures at the School of Feminism: 26 April 2016

On Tuesday, 26 April the new series of lectures at this year’s Žarana Papić School of Feminism, with the second generation of students, took place. In the scope of the Module 1 – Introduction to feminisms: History, terms, theory, Adriana Zahrijević, feminist, philosopher and translator, talked about the history of the movement – the beginnings of the feminist movements in the context of the demands for the political and other freedoms. In the scope of the Module 2 – State, law, equality: de iure and de facto, Adnan Kadribašić, lawyer, talked about discrimination on grounds of sex, gender, sexual orientation and other circumstances.

Video: prejudice and stereotypes as grounds of discrimination

Bosnia and Herzegovina prohibited discrimination in 2009 by passing the Law on Prohibition of Discrimination which applies to public authorities (public institutions, companies, administration etc.) and to private sector and individuals. Violating regulations contained in this Law is sanctioned by paying fines.

The life of LGBT people in Bosnia and Herzegovina is not simple

Ignorance gives birth to discrimination, that is the conclusion of the research that was conducted by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in June and July this year, and it relates to the LGBTI issues in six countries of the Western Balkans (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia and Montenegro).

Civil Society Representatives in the Combat Against Bias Motivated Crimes

As a part of the „Fighting Hate Crime in BiH“ project, financed by the Permanent Mission of the  Kingdom of The Netherlands to the OSCE in Vienna, implemented by Sarajevo Open Centre  in partnership with OSCE Mission in BiH, a training on the subject bias motivated crimes for the representatives of civil society, local communities, … Continued

6yka.com, December 4, 2013 – Banja Luka: Regional Conference on Combat Against Violence and Discrimination o LGBT persons

„Aždaja mržnje višeglava i da ona nije usmjerena ne samo na LGBT osobe, nego i pripadnike drugih naroda, rodnih skupina, a niko ne želi da ima aždaju mržnje u svojoj kući“, kazala Zorica Mršević, naučna savjetnica u Institutu društvenih nauka Srbije. U organizaciji Sarajevskog otvorenog centra i Fondacije CURE u Banjaluci je u okviru projekta … Continued