International Workshop/Conference: “Women on the Move”, 10 December 2018, in Serbia and Online Streaming

We are happy to share with you the agenda for the international workshop organized by Atina, and part of the project “Innovative Solutions to protect female migrant and refugee rights’ coordinated by WIDE+. It has a highly interesting agenda, with different international speakers, while offering a lot of interaction.

The workshop/conference can also be viewed online through online streaming at: https://www.facebook.com/NGOAtina/, between: 10.00-11.30, 12.00-14.00 and 15.00-16.30.

The conference will:

  • facilitate a dialogue of relevant stakeholders (women refugees, women’s organizations, international experts, institutional representatives) on current state of the affairs regarding the position of women and girls among migrant and refugee population in Serbia, in the context of wider European response;
  • Emphasize the best practices aimed at increasing the agency of refugee women and girls regarding their participation in decision-making processes;
  • Increase capacities of relevant stakeholders to understand and adequately respond to the needs of refugee women and girls, especially regarding violence against women and girls;
  • and initiate development of a framework document setting the priorities for future advocating activities aimed to improve the position of refugee women and girls;


WOMEN ON THE MOVE: Position of women and girls among refugee and migrant population in the context of wider European response, Programme

Location: Belgrade, Hotel Envoy, Gospodar Jevremova Str. 47, December 10, 2018, 10-16h

9:30 – 10:00 Welcome coffee
10:00 – 11:30 Women’s voices are to be heard!

  • Interview with Marieme Jamme, a Senegalese businesswoman and one of BBC’s 100 Women

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break
1200 – 14:00 Challenges and risks women are exposed to in the context of migrations: international paths and comparative remarks 

  • Mohammed Amal Osman, TERRAFEM Goteborg, Sweden
  • Husein Renas, TERRAFEM Goteborg, Sweden
  • Silvina Gabriela Monteros, Latin American and Caribbean Women in Spain Network Granada, Spain

 14:00 – 15:00 Lunch
15:00 – 16:30 Gender perspective of migrations and the violence against refugee and migrant women: the view from Serbia

  • Stasa Zajevic, director of Women in Black
  • Bojana Balevic, activist, Danish refugee centre
  • Mirjana Nesic, activist NGO Praxis
  • Zarka Radoja, co-founder of KontraPress and journalist of Radio Free Europe

16:30 – 17:00 Wrap-up followed by documentary: The beginning of some better stories and exhibition