Tag: violence against women

Justification of sexual and physical violence against women in BiH is becoming more frequent

The Complaints Commission of the BiH Press Council, whose members are legal and media experts, on 20 July 2017 adopted the Decision by which it suggested to the web portals radiosarajevo.ba and slobodnabosna.ba to remove the published YouTube video made by the blogger Amir Hadžić, named Today’s Girls, and to, in the future, avoid publishing and giving media attention to contents that promote any kind of violence, discrimination, disdain, as it was, in this case,  done by the video “Today’s Girls”, regarding women. You can find this decision on this link.

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.

Meet the ensemble of SEVEN: Darijana Katić carries over the story of Marina Pisklakova Parker

The reading of the play SEVEN is being organized by the Sarajevo Open Centre and Medica Zenica.

The reading of the play SEVEN will take place on 26 November in the Chamber Theatre 55 Sarajevo at 3 P.M.

The realisation of this event is being supported by the US Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Swedish Government via the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and Hedda Produktion AB.

Meet the ensemble of SEVEN: Alma Kratina carries over the story of Mukhtar Mai

Alma Kratina was born in 1966. She graduated from the Veterinary Faculty in Sarajevo. She specialised in veterinary practice. She founded and chaired the Association “Dalija” in Zenica, founded with the aim of improving the status of women with a low material status, through the projects of empowerment and education.

Alma Kratina: “Everyone has their part of civil and human responsibility in the struggle against the gender based violence.“

Revolutionary play SEVEN in Sarajevo on 26 November 2015

Sarajevo Open Centre and Medica Zenica announce the scene reading of the revolutionary documentary play SEVEN in Sarajevo.

SEVEN is a revolutionary documentary play based on the interviews with seven women’s rights activists, from all the parts of the world, and whose hard life stories and struggles represent an incredible source of inspiration. The women are: Ferida Azizi (Afganistan), Inez Mccormack (North Ireland), Marina Pisklakova-Parker (Russia), Annabella de Leon (Guatemala), Mukhtar Mai (Pakistan), Mu Sochua (Cambodia) and Hafsat Abiola (Nigeria).