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Warning because of discrimination of the young child’s mother during the employment

Sex, family and marital status are the most frequent discrimination ground in area of labor and employment in Serbia, which is impermissible and forbidden, warns Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic. One of the reasons for this reaction was a story published in “Blic” daily newspaper about 27-year old woman who was cancelled the…

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Warning because of discrimination of the young child’s mother during the employment

Sex, family and marital status are the most frequent discrimination ground in area of labor and employment in Serbia, which is impermissible and forbidden, warns Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic. One of the reasons for this reaction was a story published in “Blic” daily newspaper about 27-year old woman who was cancelled the…

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Warning for the Public

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic strongly condemns sexist, misogynic and very insulting comments about Marija Lukic which were posted on social networks. All insults that were addressed to a woman who reported long-standing sexual harassment and abuse severely violate her dignity and create humiliating environment in her home town, relativizing and defending accusations…

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07-00-00218/2018-02

No 07-00-00218/2018-02  Date: 19/12/2018   OPINION This Opinion was adopted in the proceedings concerning a complaint by the Center for Independent Living of PwDs (CIL) against the Urban Municipality of New Belgrade (UMNB), the City Electoral Commission (CEC), and institutions and establishments whose buildings had been designated as polling stations at the elections for members…

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Warning for the Public Because of the Threats and Attacks on NGOs

Commissioner Brankica Jankovic warns that threats addressed to Sandzak Committee for Human Rights in Novi Pazar in which the Muslims were told to leave Serbia or be „destroyed“, as well as to Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies with similar content. Threats are inadmissible in a democratic society, especially if they are related to someone’s nationality. Commissioner…

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Warning for the Public

Commissioner for Protection of Equality strongly condemns death threats, addressed to organizations that deal with human rights, and expects an urgent reaction from the authorities. The safety and basic human rights and freedoms must not be endangered for people who are advocating and fighting for them, warns Jankovic. Commissioner reminds that threats and insults from…

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Announcement regarding the attack on football players of African origin in Krusevac

Commissioner for Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic strongly condemns the attack on players of FK Napredak, that occurred on Sunday evening in Pionirski park in Krusevac, when football players of African origin were verbally and physically attacked just because of their skin color. Considering that exposing somebody to hate speech and physical violence on grounds…

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WARNING FOR THE PUBLIC

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Jankovic, condemns the attack on a Roma young man in Zajecar who posted his photograph on Twitter showing him to be badly bruised. She said that she expected authorities to take all necessary measures, locate, apprehend and adequately punish perpetrators in order to prevent violence, provoke hatred…

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No 07-00-349/2018-02

No 07-00-349/2018-02   Date: 1 October 2018     OPINION   This opinion was adopted in the proceedings concerning a complaint by S. P. from T, filed against the Municipal Council of the Municipality of T, concerning the Decision of the Municipal Council on the establishment of the economic price of the program of education and…

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No 07-00-556/2018-02

No 07-00-556/2018-02   Date: 14 November 2018     OPINION   This Opinion was adopted in the proceedings concerning a complaint by A. V. from B, filed against the Hunting Society “B.”, citing discrimination based on age. The complaint states, inter alia, that the membership fee in the Hunting Society “B” is 25,000 RSD for people…

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