Andrijana Radoicic Nedeljkovic

Girls and women with the experience of trafficking contributed to shedding light on the issue of violence in digital surroundings

Promising practices: During the pandemic, 178 girls and women with the experience of trafficking contributed to shedding light on the issue of violence in digital surroundings

Visual: Bojan Milojević

Women and girls make up the vast majority of human trafficking victims. They are most often exploited for the purpose of sexual exploitation. Fears that the pandemic could fuel the growth of cyber-trafficking and other forms of abuse in digital surroundings were justified, given the measures of restricted movement introduced by many countries.

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Have we allowed the perpetrators to win and why is the public inclined to judge the victims?

It would have been better if it had never happened, if she had not accused him and he did not do it; it would be better if rape never happened and there were no victims. If Milena Radulović and other girls had no reason to accuse Miroslav Aleksić, and Danijela Štajnfeld - Branislav Lečić. It is terrible and difficult to accept when we wish these horrific things never happened at all. But they happened, and they are talked about now because they happen to many women.

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Danas - Privacy Week: It is in public interest for the media to protect the identity of children victims of violence, not to reveal it

Danas - Privacy Week: It is in public interest for the media to protect the identity of children victims of violence, not to reveal it​

Photo: Pixabay

The identity of children victims of violence is most often treated by the media as a source of sensationalist news that will bring them profit and attract readers, and the process of "information leakage" from the investigation to the media is obviously well-coordinated and organized.

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Voice of America: Child marriages an issue for girls in Serbia as well

Girls in Serbia often suffer various forms of discrimination or gender-based violence, and the most drastic issue are child marriages, according to the nongovernmental organization "Atina".

A social worker from that organization, Andrijana Radoičić Nedeljković, told the Voice of America that girls face inequality almost from conception.

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