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Small arms and light weapons, gender-based violence and domestic violence: analysis of regulatory framework and practice

Gender-based violence against women is still one of the most widespread obstacles towards achieving gender equality, thus endangering the lives of women, their children, families as well as the safety…  


Open call for provision of support to programs for work with perpetrators of violence against women

UNDP in Serbia is launching an open call for provision of grants to CSOs for work with perpetrators of violence, with parallel provision of support to women survivors of partner-relationship violence.…  


Domestic violence and firearms misuse

Based on an analysis of legal regulations and collected data on the processing of cases of domestic violence in which firearms were used to commit crime, this study provides a critical review of the…  


For a neighbourhood that doesn’t turn a blind eye to violence – building managers join ˝It IS my business˝ campaign

In the apartment buildings they are in charge of, building managers placed posters containing important information on the problem of violence against women, ways of reporting violence and providing…  


Support ensured for 8 civil society organizations helping women survivors of violence

Phone line to some, lifeline to others.  


Analysis of Femicide Cases Committed with Firearms: Firearms Misuse Increases the Risk of Fatal Outcome of Domestic Violence

Between June 2017 and June 2020, 84 women were killed in Serbia, and 1 out of 5 killings of women (femicides) were committed with firearms, reveals the Analysis of Femicide Cases Committed with…  


Phone line to some, lifeline to others - Open Call for proposals to support SOS helplines for women survivors of violence

The goal of the call is to ensure continuity in the provision of support to women who are exposed to violence via SOS lines, as well as to tailor these services to the needs of their beneficiaries in…  


An image for change - Photo and illustration competition contributing to ethical reporting on violence against women

The group „Journalists against Violence against Women, Commissioner for the Protection of Equality and the UNDP in Serbia are launching a competition for photographs and illustrations that contribute…  


Safer with a gun at home? – Women in Serbia say no

Just as domestic violence disproportionately affects women, the misuse of firearms is also not gender blind and affects the lives of women and men differently.  


Firearm Misuse in Cases of Violence against Women outside Media Focus

Analysis of media coverage of firearm misuse in violence against women committed by men shows that there are almost no analytical or critical stories on the problem of firearms abuse in cases of…  

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