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Children should be taught tolerance and respect for diversity

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković participated at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, which was organized in Warsaw. Addressing participants and participants in the "Tolerance and Non-discrimination" session, the Commissioner highlighted the impact of the education system, which plays an important role in shaping the attitudes ...

Warning to the public regarding the attack against journalists

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, strongly condemns the attack against TV Pink journalists Gordana Uzelac and Mara Dragović during protests outside the building of that television station. It is unacceptable that journalists are exposed to violence, especially when it comes to women in this profession who often ...

Press release on the occasion of migrant and refugee children starting school in Serbia

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković  said that Serbia has demonstrated that it respects international laws and fosters values of human and tolerant society, but that there were individual instances of a lack of understanding and prejudices of parents whose children should attend school in Šid together with ...

Commissioner Janković supported the work and activities of the University of Niš Law School Legal Clinic for the Protection against Discrimination

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković participated at an event on the occasion of awarding certificates to the first generation of students who have successfully completed a one-year training program at the Legal Clinic for the protection against discrimination at the University of Niš Law School. By extending support ...

Commissioner Janković met with Bosnia and Herzegovina Ombudsman Ljubinko Mitrović

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković met with Ombudsman Ljubinko Mitrović from the Institution of the Ombudsmen for Human Rights of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Both parties stressed the importance of exchanging experiences and good practices geared towards promoting equality and human rights. They also discussed pending cases before ...

Commissioner Janković meets with Minister Ružić

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković met with Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-government, Branko Ružić for the first time since assuming his duty as the Minister, and discussed cooperation between two institutions. Both parties agreed that continuous education of civil servants working in government and local administrations ...

Workplace discrimination is bad for employees and employers alike

Workplace discrimination, whether the victim is a man or a woman, can easily lead to its most extreme form – violence, with grave consequences for both the employees and employers, said the Commissioner Brankica Janković at a seminar intended for activists of the Section of Women of United Sector Trade ...

Commissioner with representative of Parliamentary Committees for Defense and Internal Affairs and Parliamentary Committee for Security Services Civil Control

Brankica Janković, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality held a set of lectures at a seminar on cooperation between the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality and the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in the area of discrimination, with a special focus on the mandate of the ...

Commissioner at the FemCities Conference 2017 in Vienna

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Jankovic is attending the conference „Women’s rights, religion and refugees – European cities between welcome culture and rejection“, organized by FemCities network and City of Vienna. Discussion topics at the conference are key problems and specific approaches of European cities, related to women and ...

Work on research related to position of elderly in cities has started

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Jankovic and the Red Cross of Serbia, conducted training of interviewers from the organizations of the Red Cross in Serbia, at the beginning of the work on research on the position of elderly citizens in the cities. This research will be conducted ...

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