• Multiethnic Feminist Network of Vojvodina supported the Roma community in Ukraine and the Ukrainian people

    Today, the Multiethnic Feminist Network of Vojvodina supported the Roma community in Ukraine and the Ukrainian people because of Russia's invasion of that country. "We want to send messages of support to the Ukrainian people, as well as to the Roma community that is there and surviving various forms of torture, trauma, racism and discrimination," said Vesna Cerimovic of the Novi Becej Roma Association.

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  • On the occassion of the International day against racism

    protiv rasizma sOn the occasion of the International Day against Racism, the Association of Roma Novi Becej today as it did in previous years points out to the domestic and partner violence, racism and discrimination, human rights violations, arranged child marriages and to the importance of education.

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  • Guest appirance in the TV show „We today“ – topic how shall we precent child marriages in Roma settlements?

    mi danas sVesna Ćerimović, activist of the Roma Association Novi Bečej - SOS Helpline on languages of national minorities was a guest on the show "We today" on the TV channel K1 on March 16th, 2022. She spoke about the problems that activists and SOS consultants face in their work on prevention and protection of girls from child marriages.

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  • Month of Roma Women’s Activism

    nisi sama logoThe Campaign "Month of Roma Women's Activism" is implemented from March 8th  to April 8th  every year, and this year the Multiethnic Feminist Network of Vojvodina will implement six actions "At the Coffee, Against Gender-based Violence and Discrimination", within the project "Improving Safety of Women in Serbia - You are not alone”, supported by the Norwegian government and the UNWOMEN office in Serbia.

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  • Roma Night held

    romsko vece sOn the December 23rd, 2021. Association of Roma Novi Becej held the „Roma Night" in Novi Becej as a part of the project "Dancing through Roma history". During the evening, Roma national dresses were exhibited, guests presented the Roma dancing with songs and dances  and thank-you certificates were given to Roma women long-term activists and associates of the Association.

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  • Activities of the Roma Novi Becej on the occasion of the International campaign „16 Days of Activism“

    During the 16th day of activism, the Roma Association Novi Bečej had implemented a series of activities such as setting up billboard, designed, printed and distributing pamphlets, making videos, held the Online Conference...

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Violence against women

The definition of violence against women by United Nations documents

Violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal social relations of power between men and women, which have led to domination over and discrimination against women by men and to the prevention of the full advancement of women. Violence against women is one of the crucial social mechanisms by which women are forced to be in a subordinate position compared with men. Violence against women is an obstacle to the achievement of equality, development and peace.


Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women , UN General Assembly Resolution 48/104 of  December 20th1993. & Beijing Declaration - Platform for Action , para. 118 UN Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, in 1995. & Resolution 54/134 of the General Assembly of the UN 1999, when  the UN adopted the 25th November as the International Day Against Violence Against Women

Discrimination

CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA / Prohibition of discrimination / Article 21

Under the Constitution and the Law, all are equal.

Everyone has the right to equal protection of the law without discrimination.

Any form of discrimination, direct or indirect, on any grounds , particularly based on race, sex, nationality , social origin , birth, religion , political or other opinion, property status, culture , language, age or mental or physical disability is prohibited.

Racism

Denying human rights on the basis of race, based on the idea that some are races superior to others.