Monday, October 23, 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.

In November 2011, Autonomous Women's Center, sent the proposal to the authorities of the City of Belgrade to amend the Decision on Amending the Decision on the Rights in the Social Protection of Belgrade with the goal of making all women victims of domestic violence equal on the territory of Belgrade in terms of social givings.

The whole document is available in Serbian language here.