Meeting on ending child marriage in Serbia

sastanakThe Institute for Social Protection of the Republic of Serbia, the Association of Roma Novi Becej and the Center for Educational Policies as UNICEF partners in developing mechanisms and interventions for suppressing child marriage at the local level, held the local meeting on 02.07. 2019., in the ceremonial hall of the municipality of Novi Becej.

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Analyses of safety of Roma women in municipality Novi Becej supported by the OSCE Mission to Serbia

The Roma Association of Novi Bečej begins its work on the project "Towards improving safety of Roma women in the municipality of Novi Bečej" within which the Association’s activists will survey 300 Roma women and 100 Roma on the territory of Novi Bečej municipality for the purpose of assessing the local safety of Roma women and their personal sense of safety in the community and the municipality, but also their need to feel safe. Before the years end the Association will publish the research findings.

Empowerment - Joint Action – Change

femplatzActivists of the Novi Bečej Roma Association with partner NGO of the Banat Women's Roma Network, the Association of Roma “Danica” Pancevo, participated in closed-type training aimed at organizations that support or advocate for the rights of persons exposed to multiple and intersectional discrimination, with a particular focus on women from multiple marginalized groups.

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Signed Declaration against early marriages in the Roma communities in Vojvodina

potpis deklaracija sOn May 29th, 2019. In the Executive Council of Vojvodina, the Declaration on dedication to end the practice of early, contracted and child marriages in Roma communities in Vojvodina was signed. On behalf of the Roma Inclusion Office of Vojvodina, the Declaration was signed by the director Milos Nikolic, and by the Association of Roma New Becej Ms. Zorica Surlan.

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The Conference on the Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in Serbia

In Belgrade, at the Palace of Serbia on May 27, 2019, the Conference on the Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in Serbia was organized by the SOS Vojvodina Network aiming to present Recommendations of the CEDAW Committee to representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia.

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