Warnings

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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Warning regarding the front page of daily newspaper Alo

  The day after marking of the International Day for Tolerance, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Jankovic warns the public that, in spite of progress, some cases in media reveal that offensive and insulting relation to certain social groups still exists. The latest example is the front page of daily newspaper Alo that…

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Announcement regarding statements of church’s dignitaries on the role of woman in the society

Serbia is a secular state, according to the Constitution, where everyone has the right to freely decide about giving birth to a child. Reproductive rights and freedoms belong to the human rights corpus which must not be questioned. Imposing of obligation for women to give birth and patriarchal pattern, as the only one acceptable, is…

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Warning to the public regarding the attack against journalists

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, strongly condemns the attack against TV Pink journalists Gordana Uzelac and Mara Dragović during protests outside the building of that television station. It is unacceptable that journalists are exposed to violence, especially when it comes to women in this profession who often face various forms of…

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Warning to the public following the cover page of NIN weekly magazine

Brankica Janković, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality condemned the illustration on the cover page of NIN weekly magazine and said that by such gesture this weekly magazine has offended all victim of the Holocaust but also all citizens of Serbia. Using a photograph taken at the Dachau concentration camp NIN weekly attempted to send…

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Warning to the public following a newspaper column published in Politika daily

Brankica Janković, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality issued a warning to the public following newspaper columns published in Politika daily which contain impermissible and insulting justifications of recent cases of violence against women, intimate partner and domestic violence which resulted in death. By belittling and accusing women and by trivializing responsibility for such…

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Warning regarding frequent partner and domestic violence

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković  warns that for slightly more than a week, two women in Serbia were murdered in partner and domestic violence – first in Negotin and second in Bačka Palanka, while a women and her daughter, who already have been moved to safe house, were severely injured in Bela…

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