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OPEN LETTER to the National Assembly of Republika Srpska regarding the Discussion on the Information and Recommendations of the Study on the Position of Serb Women Victims of Wartime Sexualized Violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina

For years now nongovernmental organizations and individuals from Bosnia and Herzegovina, along with international experts and UN committees such as the Human Rights Committee, Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), and the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, have been pointing to the lack of adequate legal protection of women who […]

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Statement on the occasion of the social protests in BiH

“The rule of law, including full respect for equality between citizen and assurance of equal participation of women and men in all spheres of live, are imperative for further development of Bosnia and Herzegovina” – concluded the women participating in a conference Women Organizing for Change in Syria and Bosnia.

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Message of solidarity and support to the Syrian people

We send this message of solidarity and support to those women, and men, who are organizing for peace. We want to share our experience with you, and work with you to make your voices heard, to insist on peace and justice and demand a society grounded in equality and respect for human rights!

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Open letter to the International Community

We are requesting the international community, primarily EU who is facilitating and supporting these talks, to start implementing the UNSCR 1325 and to ensure full participation of women, in the true spirit of the resolution that calls upon involvement of women in peace-building and post-conflict reconstruction.