Monday, December 11, 2017

Advocacy

Initial premise of the Autonomous Women's Center is that policies, in order to fight against violence against women, at the local and national level should be consistent with international standards and good practices in this field. In accordance with the strategic goals, that the Convention of the United Nations and the Council of Europe should be implemented well by the state and that in the process of joining the European Union we must respect the human rights of women, Autonomous Women's Center consistently monitors the implementation of and advocates for a comprehensive, coherent, relevant, specific, efficient and effective national policies against violence against women.

Women's organizations and groups, signatories of this document, at the invitation of UNDP participated in the consultation process on the priority activities in the field of gender equality in Serbia for the period up to 2008. This document contains the views of the current situation and perspectives / priorities for action and influence of women's organizations and groups, perspective on the mandates and responsibilities that should have mechanisms for gender equality, as well as the proposal of the necessary preconditions for establishment of cooperation between representatives of different sectors.

The whole document available in Serbian language here.