NGO Atina

Trafficking and Femicide: ultimate forms of violence against women

Trafficking and Femicide: ultimate forms of violence against women

Lately, NGO Atina has been increasingly asked about the connection between femicide and trafficking. However, before the issue was raised at a conference organized in order to mark Women Violence Victims’ National Remembrance Day in May 2019, this very connection wasn’t considered as a specific topic in Serbia. 

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NGO Atina: Women victims of trafficking at high risk of femicide

Despite numerous campaigns aimed at its suppression, human trafficking still represents one of the greatest issues of not only Serbia, but the whole world. Speaking of her experience in dealing with women who survived human trafficking, Sanja Kandic from “Atina” points out that they had previously been victims of violence, and that they were not recognized by the system at all. “Consequently, this leads to the fact that, as victims, they are invisible which means that the femicide itself is invisible.

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NGO Atina signatory to a petition to the President of the European Council

NGO Atina signatory to a petition to the President of the European Council 

NGO Atina signed a Petition submitted by civil society organizations from the Western Balkans to the President of the European Council, Mr. Donald Tusk, regarding the opening of accession negotiations with the Republic of North Macedonia and the Republic of Albania in June 2019. The Petition, signed by 85 CSOs and 11 individuals from the Western Balkans, was forwarded to the President of the European Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker.  

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RTS: "Selling bagels to assist victims of violence"

Sunday, May 12, 2019, 09:55 -> 10:03
Source: RTS
Author: Visnja Visnjic Milic
 
Selling bagels to assist victims of violence​
 
There is an alternative for those whose favorite breakfast is not burek. It was created in the organization "Atina" when they began producing bagels. All profits from this pastry sale is directed toward assistance to victims of violence and human trafficking. How they decided to make such a step and how challenging it is to run a social enterprise in Serbia.  
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Belgrade in great need of a Local Team for Prevention and Combating Human Trafficking

In cooperation with the Austrian Embassy in Belgrade, Citizens Association “Atina“ organized a Round table on Friday, April 12, 2019 in the premises of the Embassy on the topic “Importance of the role of local responses to the challenges of human trafficking“, which brought together 40 professionals, representatives of the state and nongovernmental sector, as well as international organizations active in this field.

Belgrade in great need of a Local Team for Prevention and Combating Human Trafficking

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Blic News "Unbreakable! Can Mira Trailovic be an example to women today?"

UNBREAKABLE! Can Mira Trailovic be an example to women today?

Tatjana Njezic  March 7, 2019 17:00

She managed to achieve her goals with elegance and smile among all those men in power. Only she knew how much it all had cost her, said Svetlana-Ceca Bojkovic.

In the late afternoon of March 5, in Bitef theater, a panel discussion on Mira Trailovic and the position of a contemporary woman today was organized by the US Embassy in Belgrade.

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