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Commissioner’s Visit to Austria

Brankica Janković, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality met in Vienna with Erwin Buchinger, Ombudsman for Equal Treatment of Persons with Disabilities of the Republic Austria. Commissioner Janković and Ombudsman Buchinger discussed the position of persons with disabilities and agreed to work on their further improvement. During this study visit ...

Meeting between Commissioner Janković and Minister Stefanović

Brankica Janković, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality met with Nebojša Stefanović, Minister of Internal Affairs. Main topics of discussion were related to further implementation of mutual activities aimed at improving equality of Serbian citizens. In particular, they discussed extending the training for the police officers „Detecting and Addressing ...

Commissioner’s Meeting with Romanian Ambassador

Brankica Janković, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality met with Oana-Cristina Popa, Romanian Ambassador to Serbia. Meeting was also attended by Draga Vukčević from institution of the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality and Mihaela Osorio, Deputy Ambassador. Main topics of discussion at the meeting were visit to Romanian equality bodies ...

Warning regarding possible establishment of the State Council for Fighting Abortion

Reacting to the announcement that a State Council for Fighting Abortion will be established, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković pointed to Articles 44 and 63 of Constitution of the Republic of Serbia. According to the Constitution, everyone has the right to freely decide about giving birth ...

Photo exhibition „Gender as Performance“ at the Premises of Commissioner

Photos of famous Dutch photographer Chris Rexen are exhibited at the premises of Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, thanks to the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Exhibition was opened by Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković and Netherlands Ambassador Hendrik van den Dool. Art is the best ...

Exploitation of children is the cause and consequence of discrimination

Exploitation of children and their work can be both the cause and the consequence of discrimination and inequality, said Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković and called on key stakeholders to extend support to vulnerable families, especially by implementing prevention measures, in order to terminate child labor in ...

„CONDEMN DISCRIMINATION“ FINAL COMPETITION IN TRIAL SIMULATION (MOOT COURT)

The final competition in trial simulation „Condemn Discrimination“ will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, in the great hall of the National Bank of Serbia, Nemanjina 17 (entrance from Svetozara Markovića Street) at 12:00 pm. Students of Law Schools are welcome to attend the final session of the competition! Agenda: 11.30 – ...

Citizens trust the institution of the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality and the Police in their efforts in fighting discrimination

The most recent survey „Citizens and their views on discrimination in Serbia“ registered improvements compared to 2013, among other things that the percentage of citizens who would apply with state institutions in case of discrimination has doubled and is now 63%. Parameters such as visibility of and confidence in the ...

Warning to the public regarding misogynic and sexist statements in Afera magazine

Brankica Janković, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality strongly condemned sexist and misogynic statements and views of Dušan Marić, author of a column published in Afera weekly magazine on 7 December 2016. In this article women were not just insulted and humiliated, but the problem of violence itself was relativized. ...

Stop Violence against Women

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković visited Čačak and spoke at the press conference which was organized as one of the activities on the occasion of „16 days of activism against violence“ by Civil association Laris and local authorities of Čačak Municipality. At the meeting with Mayor of Čačak ...

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