The Swedish Foundation Kvinna till Kvinna, who provide financial support for the activities of the Autonomous Women's Center, organized a week of advocacy activities within the EU accession process, in Brussels, for women's organizations from six countries of the Western Balkans region, in which the Autonomous Women's Center also participated.
A series of meetings was organized in Brussels with representatives of the European Commission, DG NEAR, as well as with representatives of the European Parliament. Also, meetings were held with the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the EU, representatives of the European Women's Lobby (EWL), the European Disability Forum, and the latest (sixth in a row) report "Women's Rights in the West" was presented at a special event. the Balkans". The focus of the discussion was on presenting the situation in the countries of the region, from a gender perspective, as well as recommendations for the national government and the EU in relation to four areas (participation in politics, economic equality, gender-based violence and peace and security).
The report "Women's Rights in the Western Balkans" (in English) can be downloaded HERE.