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Warning to the public on the violence against women

Brankica Janković, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, hereby warns the public that the number of women who experienced violence in family and partner relations continues to grow on daily basis in this year too. Yesterday’s example of a woman that was brutaly murdered just because she wanted to ...

Security and gender in emergency situations

Gender aspect is very important when we talk about security and decreasing the risk of natural disasters, said Brankica Janković, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, at the expert conference „Security and gender in emergency situations“, stressing that timely, accurate and adequate reporting is of paramount importance in such situations. Commissioner ...

Meeting of the Commissioner and the Head of EU Mission to Serbia

Brankica Janković, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, had a meeting with Michael Davenport, Head of EU Mission to Serbia, who is soon to leave his position. Commissioner informed the Head of EU Mission to Serbia about the most important activities of the institution of the Commissioner from the previous year and ...

Strengthening political involvement of persons with disabilities in Serbia

According to the number of complaints that were filed with the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality during last year, disability and gender were the most common grounds of discrimination. This means that we still live in a society full of obstacles that our citizens with disabilities face, said Brankica ...

Announcement on the occasion of appointment of 17 certified sign language court interpreters

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković welcomed the decision of the Ministry of Justice to appoint 17 certified sign language court interpreters and said that this would improve the position of citizens with disabilities and help them exercise their rights and strengthen their access to services. This is an ...

Necessary to report discrimination

Brankica Jankovć, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, took part in a debate “Gender equality in Serbia today” in Valjevo, as well as in Mentoring Walk on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, a part of Global Mentoring Walk coordinated by Vital Voices organization. „Fighting for human rights of women ...

Gender equality in Serbia and prevention of discrimination against women

It is necessary to work every day on eliminating discrimination, because data indicate that women are still more exposed to various types of discrimination, mostly on the labor market and in the hiring process, said Brankica Jankovic, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality at the meeting „Gender equality in Serbia ...

Meeting of Commissioner Janković with the World Bank Team

Brankica Janković, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality met with the World Bank team who work on policy geared towards promoting equal access to economic potential in Serbia. Commissioner presented the work of the institution and gave a brief overview of the position of the most discriminated groups such as ...

Assistant Commissioner visited Croatian Ombudsperson for Gender Equality

In order to strengthen the established regional cooperation and exchange of experiences in the area of common interest, Tatjana Jokanović, Assistant Commissioner for the Protection of Equality visited Višnja Ljubičić, Croatian Ombudsperson for Gender Equality. They discussed competences and activities of two institutions, position of LGBT population and challenges related to ...

Challenges and opportunities for efficient protection of human rights

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, attended the conference “Justice in transition toward European integration: challenges and opportunities for efficient protection of human rights”, within the project “Strengthening of educational activities and organizational capacities of Judicial Academy” of a consortium led by the British Council. Topics discussed at the ...

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