Human Rights : Human Rights
EuroPride 2022 - the complicated birth of the first EuroPride in South Eastern Europe
Belgrade hosted EuroPride this weekend, an international event dedicated to the rights of the LGBTIQ+ community. Despite strong opposition from the ultra-right, but also from the Serbian Orthodox Church and parts of the government, the final rally took place in the centre of the Serbian capital on Saturday.
Nikolina Herceg Kolman
Rainbow Families in Croatia
Two years ago, political scientist Nikolina Herceg Kolman presented an exciting and interesting analysis of how respect for LGBT* rights became a “key issue” and even a “litmus test for being European” in Croatia, which began accession negotiations with the EU in the early 2000s.
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.