Wednesday, October 18, 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, as an organization with consultative status with the UN ECOSOC, provided comments on this report. Universal periodically report (UPR) is a unique new mechanism of the Human Rights Council in order to improve the human rights situation in each Member State of the UN.

Recommendations in English can be found here.