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Video: Statements on 8th of March

On the occasion of the jubilee of international women's day, women's rights activists in Serbia were asked for their statements and their attitudes by the NGO "Reconstructionwomen's Found" (RWF).

Memories of the Future

This jubilee year of marking International Women’s Day and women solidarity within Montenegrin context sharpens a painful paradox lived by women wedged between socrealistic past and democratic future in, as it seems, intransient transitional present. By Paula Petričević

Some Thoughts about International Women’s Day

How do feminists in Serbia perceive March 8? Do they believe that International Women’s Day is still relevant, especially in the country with socialist legacy? Do feminists in Serbia feel that March 8 is “the day of their own”? - A summary of the research by By Adriana Zaharijević and Katarina Lončarević

Gender Influence on Educational Process

This essay analyzes the influence of stereotypes in schools and the education system on the development of gender roles. It illustrates the differences between female and male students in schools and universities with respect to their academic performance, attitudes, expectations, and typical behavior patterns and analyzed the biological and social causes and reasons for these differences.

By Kvara Guledani

On March 8th in Croatia

The international women's day in Croatia. How is it celebrated, and is it still a process? Does its substance change, and how, and even more so its meaning? Present and past characteristics of March 8th. By Djurdja Knezevic

Video documentary: Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The video documentary "Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina" by the NGO Infohouse and the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation reports about the current situation of women in Bosnia and Herzegovina. While gender equality isn't wide spread in society, things change on March 8th. So: Where in fact are women in Bosnia and Herzegovina today?

Policy Attitudes towards Women in Azerbaijan: Is Equality Part of the Agenda?

Since independence, the government of Azerbaijan has been struggling to formulate its policy approach to the so-called “women’s question”. This question in Azerbaijan continues to be challenging since the dominant national discourse primarily regards women as mothers and guardians of national traditions. By Yuliya Aliyeva Gureyeva

Gender Politics in Georgia

Although the Georgian government has made some positive attempts to elaborate and implement a gender equality strategy and has adopted international obligations like the other South Caucasus countries, it must make a greater commitment to ensure gender equality and combat all kinds of discrimination against women.  By Ketevan Chkheidze

Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina Today

In 2003, Bosnia and Herzegovina was one of the first transition countries in the region to adopt the Gender Equality Law. But today women are still exposed to discrimination as well as new and brutal forms of exploitation in the informal labour market. Women are also often exposed to sexual exploitation and trafficking and to widespread male violence. By Dr. Nada Ler-Sofronić