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Published: 2013-04-16 17:25

Artpolis – Pristina
Uses forum theatre to raise awareness about domestic violence and gender equality, and as a way to process and come to terms with the past. Artpolis brings children, young people and adults from different ethnic groups and minorities together, to create discussions about …

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The women's movement

Published: 2013-04-16 17:23

In contrast to the Kosovo that is marked by divisions between different ethnic groups, the women’s movement is relatively united. It focuses on issues related to peace and security, and on increasing women’s participation and access to power in society.

The women’s movement is one of …

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Women's situation

Published: 2013-04-16 17:21

Kosovo is a conflict-torn country with different ethnic groups that largely live in separate areas, thus being prone to ethnic tension. Occasional clashes are also taking place, especially in the northern part of Kosovo, mostly between Kosovo Serbs and Kosovo Albanians.

The issue of Kosovo’s political …

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Organisations we support

Published: 2013-04-16 14:38

National Network to End Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence
Network formed by Macedonian civil society organisations working against violence against women, including domestic violence. Its mission is to coordinate the actions of the civil society organisations in order to improve policies and practices. The network also strives …

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The women's movement

Published: 2013-04-16 14:27

Key issues for the women’s movement in Macedonia are to combat men’s violence against women and to increase women’s political participation.

Several women’s organisations are working to inform women about the importance of voting and of getting involved in politics. The organisations are also cooperating with …

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Women's situation

Published: 2013-04-16 14:22

Macedonia is a nation characterised by political tension between ethnic Macedonians and ethnic Albanians, the two largest groups in the country. These groups are largely separated – they live in different areas and children attend different schools with different curriculums.

Deteriorating relations between ethnic groups have …

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Organisations we support

Published: 2013-04-16 13:49

Center for Women’s Rights – Podgorica
NGO ‘Women’s Rights Center’ (WRC) was founded in  2012. It was established on the basis of the founders’ long-term experience in providing support to women victims of domestic violence and other violations of women’s human rights. Center for Women’s Rights …

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The women's movement

Published: 2013-04-16 13:45

Many activists in the Montenegrin women’s movement came from the Yugoslav feminist movement that emerged during the 1970s. Several of them were also part of the peace movement, and the Serbian network Women in Black is also represented in Montenegro.

Previously, the women’s movement in Montenegro …

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Women's situation

Published: 2013-04-16 13:42

Following a referendum in 2006, Montenegro became independent from Serbia. Women’s rights were never high on the agenda during this period and there has not been any major progress since then.

The gap between rich and poor people is among the widest in Europe. The majority …

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Organisations we support

Published: 2013-04-16 12:07

Autonomous Women’s Center, AWC – Belgrade
Offers various types of support to women who are victims of violence, and educates public officers and institution employees about how to prevent and handle violence against women. The AWC coordinates The Women against Violence Network (WAV), which is a …

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