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Commissioner at the celebration of half a century of the caravan “Knowledge-property”

In times when what is instant and fast is valued, and the choice and competition of various media contents is probably the richest so far, half a century of tradition, survival, and duration deserve great respect and support, said the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković at the 50th anniversary of the caravan…

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Commissioner at the conference dedicated to the social rights of vulnerable groups

For the formulation of responsible and quality public policies at the local level, which will lead to the full realization of the rights of citizens and their equality, it is important to ensure that the measures and policies do not omit any social group, particularly not those who are in a more vulnerable position and…

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Strengthening intergenerational relations

In recent years, the world is changing rapidly, and we are witnessing demographic, climate, economic, and digital transformations, while one of the most visible changes is demographic aging, which is why the Center for Support and Inclusion Help net, with the support of the International Višegrad Fund organized debates within the project “Strengthening intergenerational ties”…

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Trough cooperation to better protection and fuller realization of children’s rights

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, talked today with the director of the Center for the Rights of the Child, Jasmina Miković, about further activities in the field of promotion and protection of the rights of the child. The main findings and recommendations from the Special Report on Discrimination against Children, which…

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Gender equality in higher education

Women in Serbia are still at a disadvantage compared to men and this is visible in the labor market, in participation in decision-making, distribution of jobs, wages, in the economic sphere and education.  That is why it is important that at universities the issue of gender equality receives the attention it deserves, because universities, in…

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Employment, along with education, is key to improving the position of Roma

Poverty, i.e. property status, is one of the main reasons for exclusion and discrimination against Roma, while the field of employment is one of those where discrimination is commonly seen, as evidenced by the Commissioner’s research and complaints this Institution has been receiving for many years, said Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković…

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Systemic measures in the field of education, employment, housing and social support are needed for a better position of young people

Age as the basis of discrimination is one of the most common personal characteristics that citizens complain about, and in the past five years, that basis was the second among them. Half of these complaints referred to discrimination against children and youth, most often in the field of education and professional training, health care and…

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Women leaders in a discussion with the Commissioner

Prejudices against women and gender stereotypes, which significantly reduce the chances and opportunities for women, are still firmly rooted in our society, and the biggest barriers to breaking them are deep-rooted patriarchy and centuries of male domination, said Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković at a working breakfast with women gathered around the…

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The Commissioner, together with the employees of the Institution, visited the newly established Legacy of Archaeologists and Ambassador of SFRY Ante Ilić

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković, together with the employees of the Institution, visited the newly established Legacy of Archaeologists and Ambassador of SFRY Ante Ilić, who together with his wife Dragana Tucaković collected valuable objects and works of art for years. A special asset of the Legacy, which is located in…

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The exhibition “Great Women of Serbian Culture” was seen by almost five thousand visitors

During the two and a half months of the exhibition “Great Women of Serbian Culture”, the contribution of women to our culture and art and women’s creative works of the second half of the 19th and the 20th century were additionally highlighted. Until a little over a hundred years ago, their works were almost unrecognized…

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