UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Terms of Reference for a Trainer to conduct trainings on the subject of Access to rights and services for refugee and asylum seeking women and girls in Serbia

Project “Making a difference for refugee women and girls in Serbia“ is carried out by NGO Atina with the support of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund)

Targeted Municipalities: Belgrade, Pirot (with Dimitrovgrad), Vranje (with Bujanovac and Presevo), Subotica, Kikinda, Sid (with Sremska Mitrovica), Banja Koviljaca (with Loznica), Sjenica (with Tutin)

Published on January 15th, 2020

 

INTRODUCTION

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Child Marriages in Serbia

Graffitti by Banksy

Child marriage is yet another term for sexual abuse of minors, particularly underage girls, which is “legitimized” in certain social and cultural contexts through marriage. This practice is not unique to any country or religion, nor is it solely a phenomenon of the Global North or the Global South.

Child marriage and slavery

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UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women: NGO Atina one of the grantees in 2018

UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women: Grantees, 21st cycle (2018) 

Summaries of grants awarded for the 21st grant-making cycle

In 2017, the UN Trust Fund received 1,301 applications from 109 countries and territories for a total value requested of $528 million. In total, 31 organizations in 25 countries and territories for a total amount of USD 11 million were awarded grants for the 21st grant-making cycle.

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