26.11.2015: Working meeting with representatives from relevant institutions in Tetovo

Association “Women’s Forum” – Tetovo, member of National Network to End Violence against Women organized a working meeting with representatives from local relevant institutions on 26th November 2015. At the meeting it was discussed about the situation in Tetovo regarding the system of protection and support for women victims of violence, with focus on victims […]


25.11.2015: (Gallery) Performance: Reminder of Femicides in Macedonia

The performance is within the campaign “16 Days of Activism to End Violence against Women”, part of the activities of the project “Advocacy for provision of sustainability of specialized services for victims of domestic violence” funded by USAID. The campaign “16 Days of Activism” is also supported by the Swedish foundation Kvinna till Kvinna.


11.11.2015: Regional conference “Protection and support to women victims of gender based violence – current situation and good practices“

On 11.11.2015, in EU Info Center in Skopje, regional conference on “Protection and support to women victims of gender based violence – current situation and good practices” was held, organized by National Council for Gender Equality, within the project “Coordinated Efforts – Towards new European standards in the protection of women from gender based violence” […]


04.11.2015: Press conference on the increased mortality of newborns and nursing mothers

PRESS RELEASE The Gender Equality Platform held a press conference to present the findings from the analysis of the current situation and the causes for increased mortality of nursing mothers and newborns The rate of perinatal mortality in Macedonia has been increasing since 2010, in 2014 it is 14.3 and is almost three times higher […]


30.09.2015: Three-day training on “Advocacy for sustainability of specialized services for victims of domestic violence“

From 25 – 27 September training on “Advocacy for sustainability of specialized services for victims of domestic violence” was held in hotel “Etno Selo-Timchevski” in Kumanovo. 14 representatives from 5 partner organizations of the Network, and two representatives from the project team attended the training. The training was led by two trainers with whom the Network […]


19.08.2015: Call to the competent authorities – Women’s Civic Initiative ANTIKO

CALL TO COMPETENT AUTHORITIES, MEDIA, CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS AND CITIZENS: EVERYONE HAS THE RIGHT TO HEALTH CARE AND DIGNIFIED LIFE! Part of the media yesterday, 18.08.2015, actualized the story about the harsh life of 52 year old woman from Tetovo, Nina Dimu. Nina Dimu for 15 years is virtually homeless, with an extremely difficult health […]


13.08.2015: Press Release from National Network to End Violence against Women

Press Release  It is time to ratify the Istanbul Convention and criminalize violence against women !! Based on the information shared on web portals, yesterday 10 August 2015 in Kriva Palanka a woman was found naked, bound with chains and locked with a padlock. Her hair was cut. According to the initial findings, she was […]


28.07.2015: Press Release of the Gender Equality Platform regarding the death of three workers

PRESS RELEASE THE STATE DOES NOT KEEP RECORDS ON THE NUMBER OF INJURES AND ACCIDENTS AT THE WORKPLACE The Gender Equality Platform expresses deep concern over the deaths of three workers who died in their workplace in the past month. Our concern is related to the working conditions in the factories in the Republic of […]


24.07.2015: Concluding Observations of the UN Human Rights Committee

UN Human Rights Committee published the Concluding Observations for the Republic of Macedonia, following the consideration of the 3rd periodic country report under the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The main concerns and recommendations are related to 19 issues, among which: discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity; procedural obstacles to voluntary […]


10.06.2015: “I Sign” Campaign

Within the project “Coordinated Efforts – Towards new European standards in the protection of women from gender-based violence,” the “I Sign” Campaign continues to be implemented with the final aim ratification of the CoE Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. In addition to leaflets and video clip, activities to inform the citizens […]


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