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20 March 2020

As pandemic rages, women and girls face intensified risks

UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, governments are taking unprecedented measures to limit the spread of the virus, ramping up health system responses and... Read more

12 March 2020

At the Women and Girls Centre, Our Corner, I Found Myself

BIHAC, Bosnia and Herzegovina - A few years ago, Zeyneb *, a 33-year-old Iranian woman, started a long journey with her mother in search of a better life. After her parents divorced, Zeyneb’s mother... Read more

12 March 2020

UNFPA statement on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnancy

UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more

8 March 2020

Modern Day Heroines - celebrating women activists in Bosnia and Herzegovina

In societies full of challenges, being an example to your community, showing with your every move how it can and should be better and different is an important phenomenon, as well as an obligation... Read more

17 February 2020

Declaration of Cooperation on Disaster Risk Reduction signed within the Joint Swiss UN Programme “Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable Development in Bosnia And Herzegovina”

The mayors of Banja Luka, Bihać, Bijeljina, Gradačac, Kakanj, Kalesija, Prijedor, Sanski Most, Srebrenica and Trebinje – and Ministry of Security of BiH have signed today the Declaration Cooperation... Read more

27 December 2019

Women and Girls Center is Women's Corner where We Feel Happy and Important

Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina—“I don’t want my daughter to live the life I ran away from, and that is why this journey from Iran to Bihać makes sense, no matter how difficult it is”, says Ajša* (42... Read more

11 November 2019

World leaders, civil society and private sector gathering in Nairobi to commit to actions for ending maternal death, meeting demand for family planning and stopping gender-based violence by 2030

Nairobi, Kenya, 11 November 2019 -- Actions to save mothers’ lives, meet the global demand for contraception and stop violence against women and girls by 2030 are the focus of a three-day global... Read more

14 October 2019

Conference on responses to South-East Europe’s demographic changes to take place in Sarajevo

Sarajevo, 14 October 2019 — A conference on how to respond to South-East Europe’s demographic changes by strengthening human capital, gender equality and human rights will take place in Sarajevo,... Read more

26 September 2019

Inter-religious Council of BiH held a conference on sustaining peace through trust-building and reconciliation

Sarajevo, 26 September 2019 - On 25th and 26th of September 2019, a regional conference was hosted in Sarajevo by the Inter-Religious Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina (IRC), the United Nations... Read more

20 June 2019

Well-Being and Safety of Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina

A new report launched in Sarajevo on 20 June 2019 gives a detailed picture of the physical, sexual and psychological violence many women and girls have had to endure in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The... Read more