Thursday, December 14, 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.

Autonomous Women's Center has prepared amendments to the Draft Code of Criminal Procedure, which were handed over to the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. Ministry of Labour and Social Policy is responsible for implementing the National Strategy for Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women in the Family and in Partner Relationships whose one of the goals are Other strategic areas and changes to the penal legislation.