NGO Atina paticipated in the project “Vreme against violence”

The fourth round table “Domestic violence against vulnerable groups” took place at the Press Center of UNS on Friday, November 18th. The round table is part of the project “Vreme against violence”.

Main topics included the frequency if violence against vulnerable groups, why is violence against elderly still a taboo in Serbia, how Serbia deals with challenges of migrant crisis regarding domestic violence, what mechanisms could be used to fight these forms of violence and how to deal with multiple discrimination.

Featured speakers were Snežana Mađerčić, secretary of OUT OF THE CIRCLE, Belgrade, organization for protection and support to women with disabilities, Jelena Hrnjak, program manager of NGO Atina, Nadežda Satarić from association Amity – the Power of Friendship and Nada Đuričković, president of the Steering Committee of Roma center for women and children Daje. Moderator was Jovana Gligorijević, assistant to chief editor of “Vreme” weekly.

“Vreme against violence” is part of the project “Domestic violence – An insight in EU legislation”, financed by European Union through media program of EU delegation in Serbia. The aim of the project is to initiate wide public debate that should lead to systemic, legal, procedural and other measures for prevention and diminishing domestic violence.

The special issue covering this round table could be accessed here.