Tag: lgbti

The 2021-2024 Action Plan for the Promotion of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of LGBTI People in Bosnia and Herzegovina has been adopted

The 2021-2024 Action Plan for the Promotion of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of LGBTI People in Bosnia and Herzegovina was adopted after more than a year of waiting. We applaud this significant decision and hope that all planned measures are implemented effectively. Adopting a systematic solution through clearly defined public policy measures and activities … Continued

Training in Zenica for LGBTI community: the importance of mental health care

As part of the project funded by the European Union “Regionalising LGBTI inclusive psychosocial support and access to mental health services in Bosnia and Herzegovina “, a two-day training on the importance of caring for mental health of LGBTI persons and the provision of LGBTI inclusive psychosocial support and mental health services will be held … Continued

The First Judgement for Discrimination Against LGBTI Persons

On April 4, 2022, the Municipal Court in Sarajevo issued a first instance judgement in which discrimination against LGBTI persons was confirmed by a court for the first time in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The judgement refers to a public statement made by Samra Ćosović Hajdarević, a former member of the Sarajevo Canton Assembly, on her … Continued

Training for the LGBTI Community on the Importance of Mental Health Care

As part of the project funded by the European Union “Regionalising LGBTI inclusive psychosocial support and access to mental health services in Bosnia and Herzegovina “, a two-day training on the importance of caring for mental health of LGBTI persons and the provision of LGBTI inclusive psychosocial support and mental health services will be held … Continued

Employees of the mental health centers and centres for social work in BiH shared experiences in working with LGBTI people

Within the project “Regionalising LGBTI Inclusive Psychosocial Support and Access to Mental Health Services in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, funded by the European Union, on 28 March 2022 in Sarajevo, Sarajevo Open Centre organized the round table on exchange of experiences working with LGBTI persons in mental health and social protection systems. The training was attended … Continued

Mental health and social work professionals in Tuzla Canton trained for inclusive psychosocial support for LGBTI persons

Two one-day trainings on LGBTI inclusive psychosocial support and mental health services were held in Tuzla on November 18 and 19 as part of the European Union-funded project “Regionalising LGBTI Inclusive Psychosocial Support and Access to Mental Health Services in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” hosted by Sarajevo Open Centre. The participants were employees of the mental … Continued

Mental health and social work professionals of cities in Republika Srpska trained for inclusive psychosocial support for LGBTI persons

Two one-day trainings on LGBTI inclusive psychosocial support and mental health services were held in Banja Luka on September 30 and October 1 as part of the European Union-funded project “Regionalising LGBTI Inclusive Psychosocial Support and Access to Mental Health Services in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” hosted by Sarajevo Open Centre. The participants were employees of the mental health centres and centres for social work in Banja Luka and neighbouring towns/municipalities in Republika Srpska, Prnjavor, Doboj, Laktaši and Čelinac.