10.06.2020: Where’s the money for women’s rights? – funding trends in the Western Balkans

That’s the topic of discussion in this brand new Report on funding trends for women’s civil society organisations in the Western Balkans. The EU and other donors are committed to furthering gender equality in the Western Balkans but the needs of women’s civil society organisations are far from being met. The research was conducted in […]


15.04.2020: Rapid analysis of the proposed and undertaken measures to respond to the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic from a gender perspective

As a result of cooperation and partnership, together with the organizations that contribute to the promotion of gender policies – CRPM, Radar, ECHO Shtip, Loud Textile Worker, Rural Coalition, Polio Plus Movement Against Handicap, we prepared the second edition of the policy brief – Rapid analysis of the measures undertaken to respond to the epidemic […]


19.05.2020: Overview of urgent measures and steps for protection of women and children victims of domestic violence undertaken by the competent institutions

On March 18th, 2020, the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia declared a state of emergency on the entire territory of the state due to the situation with COVID-19 and prevention of the spread of the coronavirus. After the declaration of the state of emergency, as of April 9, 2020, 15 Government sessions were […]


10.03.2020: The first open-housing center for women-victims of domestic violence opened in the Western Balkans

The National Network to End Violence against Women and Domestic Violence today opened the doors of the open-housing center for women victims of violence. At the beginning of this month, the Network, funded by the City of Skopje, started piloting a service which is the first of its type in the Western Balkans. The main […]


13.04.2020: Request for issuing urgent measures for protection of women and children of domestic violence during a state of emergency

The Government of the Republic of Northern Macedonia on 18 March 2020 declared a state of emergency on the entire territory of the country due to the situation with COVID-19 and to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. After the state of emergency was declared, as of 9 April 2020, the Government has held 15 […]


15.05.2020: We’ve opened a National Positive Parenting Line

Parenting is wonderful. Parenting is a challenge. Parenting is learned. In order to provide assistance to parents and guardians in our country in the fulfillment of their parental role, and thus to support the proper growth and development of children, in partnership with UNICEF we have opened the free National Positive Parenting Line. The helpline […]


09.03.2020: “It’s not your fault!” – Women’s Rights March on the International Women’s Day

“Patriarchy is my judge and it judges me for being born, as a punishment it gives me the violence you don’t see. It’s not my fault that I went there, or how I was dressed. The rapist is you!” On March 8, together with the Platform for Gender Equality and women’s rights activists, paying respect […]


31.12.2019: Press Release: Country Progress Regarding the Issue of Violence against Women and Domestic Violence

Over the past 12 months, the Republic of North Macedonia received recommendations from three international instruments based on the prepared and delivered reports on the progress and the reforms achieved by the country in the respective area of reporting; however, this report will focus on the progress in the area of gender-based violence. Namely, recommendations […]


25.12.2019: To what extent does the new law on social protection help and support women victims of domestic and gender-based violence?

On 25 December 2019 година, the National Network to End Violence against Women and Domestic Violence presented the analysis on the topic “The Gender Aspect and the Victims of Gender-Based Violence in the Law on Social Protection in the Republic of North Macedonia”. The event took place in the Civil Society Resource Center – Skopje. The […]


06.12.2019: Panel Discussion: Sexual Harassment of Women Doing Recreational Sport

On 06.12.2019 in Public Room, the National Network to End Violence against Women and Domestic Violence in partnership with TAKT-Skopje held a panel discussion on the topic “Sexual Harassment of Women Doing Recreational Sport”.                 The panelists at the event included: Bojana Jovanovska – marathon runner, Edina Musa – basketball player and fitness instructor, Elena […]


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