Month: January 2016

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In January 2016 Women’s Rights Center participated in writing the publication Police integrity from the perspective of marginalized groups: practical guide for police work with sensitive and marginalized social groups.

On 29th of January 2016, the president of Council for civic police control Aleksandar Saša Zeković, executive director of NGO “Women’s Rights Center” Maja Raičević and executive director of NGO “Montenegrin Women’s Lobby” Aida Petrović were guests in the morning show at RTCG titled “Dobro jutro Crna Goro”.

The cause for appearing in the show was presenting and promoting the book “Police integrity from the perspective of sensitive social groups” which represents the guide for everyday police action against marginalized and sensitive social groups. The book which was mutually published by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Council for civic police control is available on the following link:

http://www.kontrolapolicije.me/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=151:new-book&catid=10&Itemid=113&lang=sr

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On January 19th, representatives of Women’s Rights Center participated at the seminar “Acquis communautaire of the EU in the area of social politics” held in Belgrade, organized by Autonomous women center from Belgrade. Seminar was led by Mary Collins, coordinator for policies and advocacy in European women’s lobby, in charge of monitoring social policy and employment within EU.

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Women’s Rights Center’s psychologist Ana Jaredić gave an interview for the web portal Analitika on the subject of group violence against homosexuals. Commenting upon the attack on executive director of NGO “LGBT Forum Progress” Stevan Milivojević, she said that in Montenegrin society “which has a high level of tolerance for violence and at the same time huge resistance towards difference, minorities who “violate” gender norms are perceived by young men as suitable means to show masculinity, prove their heterosexuality and gain support of the public”. The interview is available on the following link:

http://portalanalitika.me/clanak/215305/jaredic-grupnim-napadima-se-pokazuje-predanost-heteroseksualnoj-muzevnosti