brisel novembar sThe 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.

Bearing in mind the exceptional success of the mediation program in the employment of women who have experienced violence, in the implementation of the Second Basic Public Prosecutor's Office in Belgrade, the departments of the City Social Welfare Center in Čukarica, Rakovica, Voždovac and Grocka, as well as the branches of the National Employment Service from the same municipalities, with the support of the Autonomous Women's Center, the Coordinator for gender-based violence in the Higher Public Prosecutor's Office organized a meeting with representatives of the City Social Welfare Center, the National Employment Service, AWC and coordinators for domestic violence in all basic public prosecutor's offices in the area of ​​actual and local jurisdiction of the HPPO in Belgrade.

ekonomsko osnazivanje zena sThe Autonomous Women's Center organized this expert meeting with the aim of presenting the model of mediation in the employment of women who survived domestic violence, developed by the Second Basic Public Prosecutor's Office (BPPO) in Belgrade, in order to open a discussion on whether this or a similar model would could come to life within all six BPPOs for the City of Belgrade.

azcAfter a complaint sent to the Press Council by the Autonomous Women's Center regarding an interview with a repeatedly convicted rapist published by the daily newspaper Informer on September 28, 2022, this self-regulatory body found a violation of as many as six points of the Code of Journalists of Serbia.

azcAt the initiative of the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, the Autonomous Women's Center submitted a proposal at the end of June 2022 for the Republic Health Insurance Fund (RHIF) to increase the number of oral contraceptives on the A list (issued at the expense of health insurance), which is in line with the recommendations CEDAW Committee to the Republic of Serbia from 2019. At the beginning of September, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality submitted an initiative to amend the Rulebook on the list of medicines that are prescribed and issued at the expense of compulsory health insurance funds. We have to wait for the reaction of RHIF.

berlin sThe Swedish Foundation Kvinna till Kvinna, which provides financial support for the activities of the Autonomous Women's Center, organized a week of meetings and advocacy for women's rights in Berlin, in which women's organizations from six countries of the Western Balkan region participated, including the Autonomous Women's Center.

azcAs usual, public debates on important laws and strategic documents are opened during the summer, and the Ministry of Youth and Sports "kept us busy" us by commenting on the new Strategy Proposal for Youth in the Republic of Serbia for the period 2023 to 2030. The Autonomous Women's Center submitted 19 proposals for amendments and supplements to goals and measures, the largest number in the area of ​​sexual and reproductive health and rights and one number in the area of ​​gender-based violence. A third of the proposals were accepted (12 out of 19), and only one was rejected.

infografika sos telefon sThe data show that women who have experienced violence are still more likely to contact the SOS telephone numbers of women's non-governmental organizations (the first of which was established as far back as 1990) than the national SOS telephone number (founded in 2018 in the public sector, i.e., at the Center for the Protection of Infants, Children and Youth, by the competent Ministry for Social Protection).

123On 11 July 2022, the Protector of Citizens, the Autonomous Women's Center and the Forum of Judges of Serbia presented the Special Report of the Protector of Citizens on the work of Groups for coordination and cooperation on the territory of the Higher Public Prosecutor's Office in Niš.

azcThe Autonomous Women's Center (AWC), together with partner organizations, announces a call for an external evaluator of the project ''Institutionalizing Quality Rehabilitation and Integration Services for Violence Survivors” funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) with funds of Austrian Development Cooperation.