Women’s Room Intern Hosts Workshop

The newest Women’s Room volunteer, Emily Richey-Smith, age 20, is a student from Boston, USA, studying in Zagreb at the European Center for the Study of War and Peace. On May 7th, 2015, she presented a workshop examining the correlation between pornography and the rising sex trafficking industry. There were 14 people in attendance, mostly[…]

Predavanje u Požegi

Our voice against violence

Our voice against the violence is a theme that Maja Mamula, Ph. D. addressed in the City Library in Požega. Maja Mamula is, among other, an expert and activist for women’s human rights, coordinator of the Women’s Room, lecturer at the Croatian Studies, Faculty of Philosophy in Osijek, award recipient of the Woman of the[…]

Celebrating the International Women’s Day

Ombudswoman for Gender Equality, Višnja Ljubičić, and three women’s union groups – Women’s Section of the Alliance of Independent Croatian Unions, Women’s Committee of the Independent Croatian Unions, and Women’s Coordination of Croatian Union Association, organized a celebration of the International Women’s Day. The performance “They are among us” was created by Mario Kovač, in[…]

One Billion Rising: Dance Uprising

Founder of the global V-Day, Eve Ensler, has launched a new global campaign to end violence against women, in which you can take part by – dancing. This year, V-Day – a global movement against violence against women and girls marks 15 years of combating violence against women and girls. However, traditional performance of Vagina[…]

Goran Bogdan has joined the campaign for raising public awareness on the issue of domestic violence

From May to December 2012, the Women’s Room, in collaboration with the Office of Mayor, implemented a project with the aim of raising awareness and sensitizing the public on the issue of domestic violence. In addition to advertising on public transport, and organizing a public action, a short TV spot was filmed. Through participation in[…]

The Convention on the Prevention and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence signed

On January 22, 2013, Croatia became 26th Member State of the Council of Europe to have signed the “Convention on the Prevention and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence“. The Council of Europe adopted the Convention in April 2011 and its signing began during May in Istanbul. In March of last year, Turkey was not[…]

Theater play “Why me?” in Osijek

In the scope of the project “Through acting against violence,” implemented by the Women’s Room, and supported by the City Office of Education, Culture and Sports of the City of Zagreb, a theater performance “Why me?” on the subject of human trafficking was organized at the Children’s Theatre Branko Mihaljević in Osijek. The play delighted[…]