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.

Deputy Prime Minister's Team for Implementation of SPR has initiated the program Contact Organizations for Civil Society for the implementation of the Strategy for Poverty Reduction in Serbia, which should contribute to the development of a mechanism of communication and cooperation between governmental and non-governmental sectors, to facilitate the definition of recommendations and opinions of a wider civil society, and to contribute to civil society organizations (CSOs) in key processes linked to the SPR implementation in the Government (policy development, program implementation, monitoring and reporting). Autonomous Women's Center is a Civil Society organization who’s focal point are women.