Human Rights : Human Rights
Vuk Raičević about this year's Belgrade Pride Parade
We asked Vuk Raičević, Legal Officer at the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights, three questions regarding this year's Belgrade Pride Parade, after last year's event had to be held completely online due to the COVID pandemic.
Michael Roick Edita Barać-Savić
Women - Power - Politics
Women around the world are still structurally disadvantaged in many ways, excluded from certain activities or not paid the same for the same work; they make up about 50 per cent of the population, but are still underrepresented in many areas - especially in leadership positions: whether in politics, business or science.
Hybrid Protests Against a Hybrid Regime
Serbia has a long tradition of anti-government and anti-systemic protests. The 1990s, marked by the authoritarian rule of Slobodan Milošević, wars, the dissolution of Yugoslavia, international sanctions and general impoverishment, witnessed a great number of opposition rallies as a reaction to these deteriorating circumstances and the regime’s undemocratic practices.
How Europe Works For LGBTI Rights
The transition from an authoritarian political environment and closed market economy to all that the European Union (EU) stands for has been a long process that started two decades ago in Serbia, after the victory of the Democratic opposition. Following the EU – Western Balkans summit in Thessaloniki in 2003, the accession of Serbia to the EU became an inevitable and irreversible process.
How Europe Works for LGBT* Rights
Social discrimination against sexual minorities is still widespread in many European countries. However, today - unlike in earlier times - it is internationally addressed and denounced.Sexual and gender self-determination is a human right.