Tuesday, October 17, 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.

20 women's organizations of civil society have compiled comments to the Draft of the action plan for the implementation of the National Strategy for improving the position of women and promotion of gender equality in the Republic of Serbia (2010-2015). The comments were endorsed by 46 women's organizations.

You can take a look at the comments here.