We present you the Annual Report on the State of Human Rights of LGBTI People in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Tag: human rights
As it was announced in December 2018, Sarajevo Open Centre (SOC) has joined the process of promoting human rights protection through the United Nations mechanism – the Universal Periodic Review.
Sarajevo Open Centre presents you with the infographic that points out the requirements of what we are looking for when it comes to the state of women’s rights and gender equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2019/2020
Sarajevo Open Centre presents you with the infographic that points out the requirements of what we are looking for when it comes to the state of human rights of LGBTI people in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2019/2020 year
Yesterday, on January 24, info session was organized by the Sarajevo Open Centre entitled “Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on the state of human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina”. At this info session we presented the UPR cycle and its importance for the enhancement of human rights, future plans and activities that will be conducted by BiH institutions and civil society organizations as part of this cycle.
The Foundation of Local Democracy spoke with a representative of Sarajevo Open Center (SOC), the organization which has been changing society through activism for years.
What does it mean to be a Human Rights Defender and how much they deal with discrimination and feelings of insecurity at work and perhaps out of work, Vladana Vasić will tell us.
Even though the Balkan route had been officially closed, a high number of migrants and refugees has been trying to reach Western European countries daily. Compared to last year, in the first two months of this year, the number of migrants who tried to enter Bosnia and Herzegovina has increased by seven times.
Dajana Cvjetković, Vladana Vasić i Saša Gavrić (2017) TOWARDS RESPONSIBLE AND PROFESSIONAL TREATMENT OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER AND INTERSEX PERSONS. A guide for representatives of institutions on the level of municipalities, towns/cities and cantons in BiH Sarajevo: Sarajevski otvoreni centar
On 30 October 2017 Sarajevo Open Centre held a half-day Info Session with the representatives of the sectoral institutions of the Canton Sarajevo Ministry of Labour, Social Policy, Displaced Persons and Refugees, for the following institutions: Therapeutic community University of Sarajevo Campus, Family Counselling, Disciplinary Center for Juveniles and the Ministry itself.
Last year in Kosovo, equality laws and better implementation of existing legislation in regard to anti- discrimination laws were cited to be very important by an advocacy and coordination group for LGBTI rights. In addition, as part of the annual enlargement update, the EU Commission stressed the importance of commitment by local leaders, in regard to LGBT issues. Two local NGOs conducted a research on health and social care for LGBT people in Kosovo; through which they found troubling results, where those surveyed tended to be very homophobic. The NGOs made recommendations to relevant institutions.