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The Commissioner spoke about the discrimination of women at work at the Women’s Parliamentary Network conference

Men and women do not have equal opportunities in the labor market in Serbia, said Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic at the panel “Discrimination against women in labor relations” within the 6th National Conference of the Women’s Parliamentary Network, held in the Serbian Parliament. The Commissioner pointed out that women in Serbia…

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Meeting of Commissioner and Ambassador of Australia

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic met with Ambassador of Australia in Belgrade Ruth Stewart. Commissioner and Australian Ambassador discussed the possibilities for cooperation in area of strengthening of equality and suppression of discrimination, which require huge dedication, knowledge, exchange of experiences and mutual support. Ambassador Stewart expressed support to institution of Commissioner…

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Commissioner at the opening of palliative care center

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic attended ceremony opening of the first Daily Hospice Center in Belgrade, which is the first such center in Serbia. Commissioner Jankovic pointed to the importance and significance of providing care and first aid to people in terminal phase of illness, as well as to their families, stressing…

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Commissioner at the first regional conference on participation of persons with disabilities in political life

Fair and responsible society should provide conditions for all people to have dignified living and even possibilities to equally participate in social, economy, political and cultural life of community, stressed Commissioner for the Protection of Equality at the opening of the first regional conference „ Political and Electoral Participation of Persons with Disabilities“, organized by…

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Meeting of Commissioner and German Ambassador

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic met with Ambassador of Germany in Belgrade, Thomas Schieb. Commissioner and Ambassador discussed about challenges, common for all institutions that deal with protection against discrimination in whole European Union. Jankovic thanked for the support in the previous period and stated that institution that she is heading successfully…

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Commissioner opened a conference on UN Standards for companies against discrimination of LGBT persons

Improving of employers knowledge about prohibition of discrimination and greater respect of differences are the vital for equal working environment and one of the important factors for successful business, stressed Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic at the opening of conference held on the occasion of presentation of UN Standards of Conduct for…

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International Day of the Girl Child

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic congratulates 11 October, International Day of the Girl Child, a day which was established by United Nations with goal to promote the rights of girls. Commissioner stressed that on every day we should talk about the importance of equality because there is no progress in the society…

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Commissioner opened 9th Bosifest

Our disabilities do not make us disabled, but our abilities make us able. Persons with disabilities don’t have special needs, they are the same for all of us, different are only the ways in which we fulfill them, stated Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic at the opening of 9th Internatonal Belgrade Festival…

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Commissioner at the celebration of Roma Women Center 20th anniversary

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic attended the celebration, organized on the occasion of 20th anniversary of Roma Women Center Bibia. In a discussion with Commissioner, Roma women stressed the problems they are facing most often, such are difficulties to enroll children in certain schools, gender roles justified by tradition and Roma culture,…

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Meetng of Commissioner Jankovic and Ambassador of Austria Lutterotti

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic met with Ambassador of Austria Nikolaus Lutterotti. Commissioner and Ambassador discussed continuous good cooperation of equality institutions and ombudsman between two countries in area of respecting of human rights and protection against discrimination. Ambassador Lutterotti expressed full support to our institution in further strengthening of tolerant society…

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