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.

The Ministry of Health on April 8th, presented a draft of the Special Protocol for Protection and Treatment of Women Exposed to Violence of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Serbia. Autonomous Women's Center has provided comments on the draft of the Special Protocol, some of which were adopted.

The whole document available in Serbian language here.