Association ESE

ESE

   Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women.

Second working meeting for preparation of templates for monitoring court cases (16.12.2014)

As part of the USAID Women’s Legal Protection Program, on 16.12.2014, the Association ESE organized the second working meeting for preparation of questionnaires for data collection from courts and monitoring the court cases related to violence and discrimination against women. The process of preparation of the respective questionnaires includes representatives from vulnerable groups, civil and criminal judges, prosecutors, defense lawyers, representatives of relevant international organizations, as well as representatives of partner organizations in the project, LA STRADA and Coalition of sexual and health rights of marginalized communities.

The main goal of the three-year project is to raise the level of legal protection of women who are victims of discrimination and violence in the country. Data collection regarding the work of judges in these cases shall be used for the preparation of an analysis with recommendations to improve the protection provided by the judiciary and other relevant institutions in this area.

 

Training on Health and Budgets – Module 2

The training on Health and Budgets aimed for civil organizations in Republic of Macedonia was held in the period from 11 to 13 December 2014 at the hotel Sirius in Strumica. The completion of the second module of the training on health and budgets, marked the end of the first cycle of trainings aimed to strengthen the capacities of civil organizations from Republic of Macedonia about the application of new methodologies for analyses and advocacy. The experiences were shared with total of 30 representatives from the civil sector at two continuous three-day trainings.

During the second training module, the participants from civil organizations were introduced to the following topics: techniques and tools for budget analysis, application of the methodology for monitoring the community and social audit, manner of using and interpretation of budget documents and data, etc. Total of 26 participants from 14 civil organizations attended the second training module.

The training was conducted by the Association ESE with financial support from the Foundation Open Society Macedonia and the Foundations Open Society New York.

The training was conducted by the following trainers: Darko Antik, coordinator of the program for monitoring and budget analysis from the Association ESE, Borjan Pavlovski, coordinator of the program for public health and women’s health from the Association ESE and Vanco Velinov, economist at the Public Health Institute of RM.

 

Workshop “Strategic advocacy in cases of violation of human rights in health care“

As part of the project: “Human rights in health care“, on 30 October 2014, the Association for emancipation, solidarity and equality of women – ESE,  held one-day workshop on the topic: Strategic advocacy in cases of violation of human rights in health care”. The project is financially supported by the Foundation Open Society Macedonia and the Foundations Open Society New York.

The workshop was attended by nine representatives from civil organizations ad organizations for protection of patients’ rights. The workshop was aimed to analyze the previously prepared cases of health rights violations, i.e. limitation or violation of patient’s rights with regard to health care, health insurance and patient’s rights.

At the following workshops, the citizen associations shall inform about any administrative or court procedures taken, as well as about the experiences, i.e. the outcome of actions taken for protection of health rights’ violations.

30.10.2014

Second module of the training on “Health and Budgets”, aimed for civil organizations from RM

The second module of the training on Health and Budgets aimed for civil organizations in Republic of Macedonia will be held in the period from 11 to 13 December 2014 at the hotel Sirius in Strumica. The training will be attended by 25 representatives from  14 citizen associations in R.Macedonia. The training will be dedicated to several topics, such as: tools for budget analysis, techniques for reading and monitoring budgets, other methodologies for social accountability, etc. The training will be conducted by the following trainers: Darko Antik, coordinator of the program for monitoring and budget analysis from the Association ESE, Borjan Pavlovski, coordinator of the program for public health and women’s health from the Association ESE and Vanco Velinov, economist at the Public Health Institute of RM.

 

 

First working meeting for preparation of templates for monitoring court cases (09.12.2014)

In October 2014, the Association ESE started the realization of the USAID Women’s Legal Protection Program. This is a three-year project that ESE implements in partnership with the organizations LA STRADA and the Coalition for sexual and health rights of marginalized communities, and the main goal is to raise the level of legal protection of women victims of violence (domestic violence, trafficking in women, sexual violence, sexual workers) and discrimination. The project also includes the monitoring of court cases related to violence and discrimination against women, in order to prepare the analysis with recommendations about the improvement of the level of court protection.

On 09 December 2014, the Association ESE organized the first working meeting for preparation of templates (questionnaires) about monitoring the court cases related to gender based violence and discrimination. The working meeting was attended by representatives of vulnerable groups (women victims of discrimination and violence), civil and criminal judges, prosecutors, lawyers, representatives from relevant international organizations, as well as representatives of partner organizations included in the project.  The templates shall serve as base for data collection about the work of judges on cases related to violence and discrimination against women.

 

 

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