Meeting of Commissioner and UN Women Regional Director

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic had a meeting with UN Women Regional Director Alia El-Yassir and Acting Coordinator of UN Women in Serbia Natalija Ostojic.

Jankovic presented to El-Yassir the work of institution in the area of gender equality, as well as ongoing strategic litigations, initiatives for amending of laws and project activities, aimed to improve the position of women. Commissioner stressed that the issue of violence against women is still widespread and that women in rural areas report the violence less often.

UN Women Regional Director emphasized good existing cooperation with our institution as an example of good practice and a model for extension of common work, stressing also that existing cooperation is a platform for new, wider common actions of Commissioner for Protection of Equality and UN Women.

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