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Persons living with HIV/AIDS often hide this information from others in their surroundings, fearing condemnation and rejection, which shows that our society still does not know enough about the ways of transmission and protection from HIV, said the Commissioner for Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, on the occasion of the World Day against HIV/AIDS, which…

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International Day of Violence Against Women – It concerns us all

In today’s world, when violence takes different forms and when it is increasingly present in the digital sphere where it becomes the “new normal”, we must not forget that it represents a violation of human rights that must not be tolerated or justified and that it is a shame to be a bully, the same…

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Meeting of the Commissioner with the Protector of Human Rights and Freedoms of Montenegro

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, met with the Protector of Human Rights and Freedoms of Montenegro, Siniša Bjeković, with whom she discussed issues related to the promotion of equality and the protection of human and minority rights. During the conversation, it was pointed out that human rights are an equally important…

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The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, met with the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, Kairat Abdrakhmanov. The Commissioner and the High Commissioner discussed the anti-discrimination legal framework, discrimination based on nationality, and opportunities for improving the equality of national minorities. Janković pointed out that, when it comes to nationality, complaints are…

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The decision of the Serbian Progressive Party to nominate half of the women for the new Government of the Republic of Serbia is a good example for all other political actors and parties in terms of conducting gender-balanced public policies, which is commendable – said the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković. In…

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The proceedings of the Commissioner in the case of children from Pećinci who were not enrolled in kindergarten

Regarding several journalistic questions about whether the Commissioner reacted in the case of children from Pećinci whose parents claim that their children were not enrolled in kindergarten because of their political affiliation, we publicly announce that the proceedings following the complaints against the preschool institution are underway. Immediately after the report was published in the…

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The International Day of Older Persons celebrated

The position of the elderly in the modern digital age is very complex, especially taking into account the current demographic structure. However, any justification for disrespecting their rights and/or not providing the necessary support and assistance services is unacceptable, said the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, on the occasion of the International…

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The Commissioner’s reaction to the interview with a serial rapist

On the occasion of an interview with a multiple perpetrator of crimes against sexual freedom, which disturbed the public, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, points out that a sensationalist approach to such topics is unacceptable and extremely harmful. Such an interview does not serve the purpose, because it lacks context and…

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The Commissioner met with the US Ambassador

The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, met with the US Ambassador in Belgrade, Christopher Hill. Commissioner Janković informed the ambassador about the most important activities of the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality. They talked about the situation in the field of human rights in Serbia, especially about protection against discrimination and…

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Commissioner at the annual ECRI seminar of European bodies for equality in Strasbourg

Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, Brankica Janković, participated in the annual seminar of European bodies for equality in Strasbourg, organized by the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) on the topic of applying the concept of cross-discrimination in the protection of citizens from discrimination. By looking at the whole picture and recognizing the…

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