US Embassy in Belgrade

Recommendations of women victims of gender-based violence and human trafficking to improve support systems and services

1. Victims must be informed of all their rights and informed in a timely manner of all services and the functioning of the entire support mechanism and the clear mandates of all actors involved, in a way that is clear and understandable to them.
2. It is necessary to establish the entire support mechanism on the needs of the victim and respect the full participation of the victim, for the support system to be centered on the victim, to move from "work for the victim" to "work with the victim". Not only to be asked but also to be heard.


"Isolation did not push us backward, it showed us where we are now!"

When faced with any crisis, fear and anxiety are inevitable, they are normal and natural responses to situations of danger and uncertainty. It is quite easy to get lost in worrying and thinking about different things that we cannot influence, what awaits us in the future, how the virus will affect our loved ones, our community, country or world, what will happen next. And while it is perfectly normal to get lost in such worries and thoughts it is neither useful nor can it help us in any way.


Breakthrough Council members: As long as a single woman in Serbia suffers violence, our voice must be heard

Working for almost two decades on developing direct support programs for girls and women who have experienced gender-based violence and human trafficking, the key principle that Atina's team is guided by in its work is the principle of full and comprehensive participation. Atina's basic starting point is to create program activities according to the requirements and needs of each girl and woman who is a part of her.


National Coordinator recognized the importance of the Breakthrough Council formed as part of NGO Atina's program

A meeting between the Breakthrough Council on behalf of NGO Atina, and Mitar Đurašković - National Coordinator for the Fight against Trafficking in Human Beings was held in Belgrade, on December 4, 2019. The meeting was held in the premises of the Reintegration Center of NGO Atina. This was an opportunity for Mr.


Blic News "Unbreakable! Can Mira Trailovic be an example to women today?"

UNBREAKABLE! Can Mira Trailovic be an example to women today?

Tatjana Njezic  March 7, 2019 17:00

She managed to achieve her goals with elegance and smile among all those men in power. Only she knew how much it all had cost her, said Svetlana-Ceca Bojkovic.

In the late afternoon of March 5, in Bitef theater, a panel discussion on Mira Trailovic and the position of a contemporary woman today was organized by the US Embassy in Belgrade.