Statements

Press release on the occasion of the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Senior citizens are one of the social groups most frequently discriminated against and exposed to violence. It is our obligation to provide them with support and the necessary knowledge so that they can recognize violence and discrimination, report and fight it, said the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković in Inđija, on the…

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Commissioner Janković with rural women visiting Austria, Slovenia and Croatia

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality paid a two-day working visit to Slovenia, Austria and Croatia with a group of women farmers from Serbia, in order for our women to exchange experiences with women in the EU, but also to gain new knowledge for starting and improving small agricultural businesses. They agreed that the…

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Commissioner for the Protection of Equality of the University of Belgrade – an important step towards gender equality in the academic community

The establishment of the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality of the University of Belgrade, at a time when many women, public figures and even students spoke out about vulnerability and sexual harassment, shows the University’s intention to solve these problems, advocate for women’s rights and position and become a truly gender responsible institution, said…

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Commissioner at the Women Leaders’ Summit

Women are the most important support to women, and if each of us, who has the privilege to motivate, empower and move to action at least one woman with their position and experience, it would be a success of the whole society, said the Commissioner Brankica Janković at Fruška Gora, at the Women Leaders’ Summit,…

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Commissioner at the conference “Responsibility in the protection of children’s rights”

Responsibility and obligation to ensure a happy and healthy childhood for children, safe and secure environment, quality education and a chance to realize their potentials is the most important task we have before us as a society, said the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković at the conference “Responsibility in protecting children’s rights“,…

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Support and assistance for young people leaving the social protection system

Young people, who leave the social protection system at the age of 18 – from children’s homes and foster families, are left to fend for themselves and need great support and assistance until they become independent. Providing support to young people, the “Zvezda” Centre has developed its practice and achieved results that show us some…

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PRESS RELEASE

Linking the spread of new infectious disease “monkeypox” with the LGBT community, the way some media and portals are doing, is to be strongly condemned, said Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković. She emphasized that the targeting of any group of people based on any actual or perceived personal characteristics, including on grounds…

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Existing mechanisms of protection against violence against women need to be improved

From year to year, femicide becomes a growing global problem, with which Serbia is also confronted. Since the beginning of the year until mid-May, according to the media and information of the civil society 13 women were killed, which confirms that the problem of violence against women is still very present, said Commissioner for the…

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International Day Against Transphobia and Homophobia

On the occasion of May 17, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković emphasizes that transgender people and members of the LGBTI population should not be discriminated against because of their gender identity or sexual orientation and states that any discrimination, including on the basis of…

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Meeting of the Commissioner’s with the Head of the EU Delegation

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality gives full contribution to further building a society based on respect for human rights, said the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality Brankica Janković at the meeting with the Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia Emanuele Giaufret during his visit to the Institution of the Commissioner. Discussing…

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