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On December 20, 2018, the International Human Solidarity Day, at Journalists’ Association of Serbia NGO „Atina“ presented Survey and Analysis on correlation between gender stereotypes and gender-based violence as a part of the project „With and for the girls – Support to local Youth Offices in raising awareness in the area of gender equality“, with support of UNFPA – United Nations Population Fund.
During December 2018, NGO ATINA has continued with activities from the project “With and for girls” in cooperation with Youth Offices from Obrenovac, Jagodina, Novog Pazar, Kikinda and Vranje, though trainings/seminars/workshops on gender equality. The training was attended by high school girls interested in contributing to the improvement of position of girls and the promotion of gender equality in their respective communities with the support of Youth Offices.
Project „Local support to the most vulnerable refugees“ was carried out by NGO Atina in partnership with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Atina’s response to women refugees’ needs is based on the activities of the mobile teams which have enabled maintaining a timely support system created three years ago, when refugee and migrant crisis expanded on the Balkan route. Thanks to the individual work, through urgent interventions in the field, counselling, and case management, the team has provided support to women and girls coming from the refugee and migrant population.
In project “Local support to the most vulnerable from the refugee population” that has been implemented with the support of United Nations Population Fund, mutual support and understanding of women are the framework of the activities carried out.
“It is essential that we talk about this, it is important that we, women from other countries are familiar with our rights here, so that we can fight jointly and make space for ourselves”.
The presentation of analysis on gender stereotypes and gender-based violence was marked with an incident
since non-governmental organization Atina reported to the Minister of Youth and Sport Vanja Udovicic that the State Secretary Darko Stanic spanked a colleague with papers.
"Mr. Stanic’s misbehaviour demonstrated inequality between women and men in our society, by using the authority to demonstrate power and violence", noted Atina in the complaint addressed to Udovicic.
Practitioners in the fight against human trafficking
Within the project “Children are not for sale“, jointly implemented by NGO Atina, Center for Youth Integration with support of Save the Children and Swedish Radio Aid, a two day training “Practitioners in the Fight against Human Trafficking” took place. The training is specifically tailored to both male and female representatives of partner civil society organisations, to include the following: Praxis, Center for Youth Integration, Group 484 and Save the Children.
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SOS for respecting the law-Press Release by the Women against Violence Network
SOS for Respecting the Laws
Press Release by the Women against Violence Network
A training held on “Communication techniques with children “
Representatives of NGO Atina held training on “Communication techniques with children“ from September 18-19, 2018 in Belgrade. In participation were the representatives of the following partner organisations: Save the Children, Praxis, Center for Youth Integration and Group 484.