Violence Against Women in Serbia

Violence Against Women in Serbia

Under the title „It Concerns All of Us“, the Heinrich Böll Foundation Belgrade published a series of articels on the issue of violence against women in Serbia.

Throughout the latter half of 2017, urged by the most recent cases of violence against women and an inadequate media coverage thereof - ranging from instrumentalization for sensationalist purposes, to utter banalization and trivialization of the victims' experiences - the Heinrich Boell Foundation, in cooperation with journalist Tamara Skrozza, published a series of articles dealing with the subject matter in a more profound manner. The authors - women's rights activists and experts on legal frameworks which regulate this sensitive field - thematize, intera alia, the new Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence, the procedure of reporting cases of violence and the role of the Center for Social Work, as well as the young generation's attitude with regard to this topic.

Violence – An Issue and Why it is One

Violence Against Women in Serbia

Why violence against women concerns all of us. During the last several years, violence against women has become a recurring subject in Serbian media - but there are serious problems in the reporing of it.

By Tamara Skrozza

Numbers Speak

Violence Against Women in Serbia

The number of reported cases of violence against women is increasing. In 2016 the number of reports was 24 percent higher compared to 2015, which is as much as 57.8 percent higher compared to 2014.

By Tanja Ignjatović

The New Law is Here, What are the Effects

Violence Against Women in Serbia

What has the new Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence introduced, and what should be amended or altered in this document?

By Tanja Ignjatović