International Women’s Day

Women’s Room has joined protest action for March 8 this year as well. The action was organized by Women’s Network of Croatia with a motto: Unfulfilled women’s rights – state’s debt to women. The action started on Women’s Day at 11 am in front of the Kamenita Vrata (Stone Gate). The march continued to Ban Jelačić Square where demands were presented.

Maja Mamula presented with the award for the Zagreb Female Citizen of the Year

On the International Women’s Day, March 8, Maja Mamula was presented with the award for the Zagreb Female Citizen of the Year in the Old Town Hall. President of the City Assembly Boris Šprem and the Mayor of the City of Zagreb, Milan Bandić spoke about Maja Mamula’s work and recognition. Maja Mamula emphasized the importance of this award for the entire Women’s Room Team that works on combatting of sexual vilence and victims’ assistance. This award is also significant for everyone who works on affirmation and protection of women’s human rights.The program was facilitated by actress Zrinka Cvitšić who, at the beginning of the ceremony, read a poem “My short Skirt” by Eve Ensler. The end of the program was magnified by her colleague Jasna Bilušić who performed few songs with piano and doublebass.

Attendees of the ceremony, apart from members of the City Assembly, were representatives of the City of Zagreb, the Government, the Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia, civil society organizations as well as previous awardees and numerous friends.