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.