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Dejan Georgievski
11/12/2012 - 16:03

The International Human Rights Day, December 10, was marked yesterday all over the world. Following is a brief overview of activities of observation of the Human Rights Day organized in the countries of the Western Balkans.

29/11/2012 - 10:17

There is a new case of homophobia in Croatian sports, this time in synchronized skating, which points out to more diverse problem than several individuals in the leadership of national football association. The discrimination is embedded in the system that denies its existence and refuses to see it as a deeper and wider problem, writes our collaborator Željko Blaće.

Using precedent of media reporting of discrimination in sports

Dejan Georgievski
14/11/2012 - 13:09

Last week, November 6-9, 2012, the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum was held in Baku, Azerbaijan, dedicated to the topic “Internet Governance for Sustainable Human, Economic and Social Development”.

Dejan Georgievski
15/10/2012 - 10:21

Enida Bogdani, the Communication Officer of the PINK Embassy in Albania, wrote a report on the events that took place during the Pride week in Belgrade, a part of which was the banned Pride March that was to take place on October 6, 2012.

Dejan Georgievski
09/10/2012 - 12:34

Governments in the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) have taken up internet issues much faster than anticipated and it is safe to predict that this will increase. But governments’ discussions about the internet and human rights must become more multi-stakeholder.

Dejan Georgievski
01/10/2012 - 19:00

In this age in which what is called or, to be more accurate, self-appointed as feminism has definitely lost its critical edge towards the ruling social paradigm, but also towards sexism, philistine mentality produced by that paradigm, the book Feminism and How to Acquire It by Đurđa Knežević (Fraktura, Zagreb, 2012) appears as consolation that not all is lost, says...

Dejan Georgievski
17/09/2012 - 11:07

Digital storytelling provides a powerful way of using information and communication technologies and digital media for production and distribution of stories to empower marginalised women, writes Sigrid Kannengießer for GenderIT.org portal.  

Dejan Georgievski
13/09/2012 - 10:00

Last Monday, September 10, 2012, was the 10th anniversary of the death of Žarana Papić (1949-2002), pioneering figure of the feminist movement in the countries of former Yugoslavia. The Women to Women organisation, the Women Studies Programme „Žarana Papić“ and the Human Rights Centre of the University of...