Warnings

Warning regarding the violation of children’s rights in media

In previous days, even months, we are witnessing that media are incresingly publishing cases of abuse and violence against children, exposing their life stories and personal confessions, crossing the boundaries of professional etics and severely violating the rights of children in certain number of media posts, warns Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic….

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Warning for the public regarding the violence against women and reporting about Natasa Bekvalac

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic warns that in the last three days only, two women were murdered, while several were physically injured. Appealing to all authorities to fully implement Law on the Prohibition of Domestic Violence, as well as all other available protection measures, in order to stop the increasing trend of…

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Warning regarding discriminatory ad published by website Last Minute Ponude

Commissioner Brankica Jankovic condemns discriminatory questions stated in the job advertisement for associates of website Last Minute Ponude, where the candidates were asked to specify their marital status, as well as the number of children and their age. Commissioner reminds that requests to specify marital and family status in the employment process are unjustified, intolerable…

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Warning to the public following Minister Zoran Đorđević’s press statement

Brankica Janković, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, condemns press statement of Zoran Đorđević, Minister of Labor, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs made at today’s conference organized on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, as offensive and inappropriate.   Irrespective of the fact that the Minister quoted Jovan Dučić, famous Serbian poet, such views…

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Warning for the public regarding Nazi salutations

Regarding the emergence of Nazi salutations during the meeting in Belgrade dedicated to Milan Nedic, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic, condemning such salutations in the strongest way, reminds that the Law on the Prohibition of Discrimination forbids the expression of ideas, information and opinions that encourage discrimination and hatred in meetings and…

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Warning for the public regarding the incident at the basketball game

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic condemns the banner and insulting statements on national, religious or any other grounds, which were aimed against basketball player Alen Omic at the match Crvena Zvezda – Olympiakos and emphasizes that we must not allow that such individual incidents distort the image of society which has proved…

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Warning for the public regarding posters promoting the lecture of Vladislav Djordjevic

Regarding the posters which promote the lecture of Vladislav Djordjevic, stating „Men, stand still: Feminism as a devastating nation factor in army and other state institutions of the occupied Serbia“, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic warns of the noxiousness of the messages that define the improvement of the position of women as…

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Warning regarding the sexist post published by director of Elektrodistribucija in Knjazevac

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic condemns the sexist Facebook post of director of Elektrodistribucija in Knjazevac Predrag Stojanovic, recounted in numerous media outlets, which disparage and offend the dignity of women. Stojanovic post has additional weight because, as the holder of the public office, he has an obligation to fight against gender…

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Warning to the public regarding the threats to MP Marinika Tepic

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic condemns the appearance of graffiti against MP Marinika Tepic, as well as all threats which were addressed to her in the previous days on the social networks. Graffiti that contain threats and inappropriate, sexist and discriminatory messages are intolerable in every democratic society, where all citizens should…

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Warning regarding the threats to TV N1 journalist

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic condemns threats, sexist comments and misogynic messages which were sent to Marija Antic, journalist of TV N1, via social networks. Women in journalist profession are more exposed to sexist messages, insults and degrading in the public discourse, emphasizes Commissioner Jankovic and once again accentuates that all journalists…

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