More than a hundred participants – students, civil society organizations members, people from private or public sector, representatives of government and political parties – went through the education of Sarajevo Open Centre, most of them participating in the Equality Academy and the Žarana Papić School of Feminism.
Through the Women’s Rights Program that works on advocacy, education and cultural activities, SOC encouraged positive changes in the struggle for women’s rights and the suppression of gender-based discrimination, both in the community and at the institutional level.
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 the University of Sarajevo, on the diplomas it issues after the completion of the first, second and third cycle of studies, does not use … Continued
By not accepting the amendments to the Law on the Council of Ministers of BiH on the session that took place on 24th of May, political parties clearly showed us what they think about gender equality. But first, let’s take few steps back. During the last year Sarajevo Open Centre conducted two studies about gender … Continued
The idea and the symbolism of 8th of March is linked to the beginning of industrialization and 1857 when the textile workers in New York organized themselves to draw attention to poor working conditions and low wages. The police dispersed the demonstrations, which resulted in the establishment of the first women’s labor syndicate. In the … Continued