Program area: Support to women’s initiatives

Grants approved – June 2013. 
Number of grants: 13 

  1. Association of Roma “Danica” , Pančevo
  • RSD: 300.000,00
  • Project title: Stop violence against Roma women
  • Project goal: Continuity and development of work in Roma communities (Kacarevo, Jabuka, Dolovo) against violence against women, through providing them with personal documents, sharing information with Roma women about obligations of institutions and through individual support.
  1. Women for Peace, Leskovac
  • RSD: 300.000,00
  • Project title: First Step Out of Violence
  • Project goal: Keeping the consultant and expert psycho-social and legal support to women who survived violence, including new volunteers for SOS help-line and raising awareness among young women on importance of this service
  1. Roma women Association “Osvit”, Nis
  • RSD: 269.000,00
  • Project title: SOS Telephone in Roma and Serbian language
  • Project goal:  Support and empowerment of women who survived violence, abuse, neglect either in their families, either in society. For Roma women who are not speaking Serbian language and traditionally are silent about domestic violence, this is the chance to speak openly about their problems on mother tongue.
  1. Association of Roma Novi Becej
  • RSD: 220.000,00
  • Project title: SOS on Minority languages
  • Project goal: Providing psychological support to women from marginalized groups, direct work with women who survived violence through legal support and advocacy on court
  1. Independent Women’s Center, Dimitrovgrad
  • RSD: 228.000,00
  • Project title: Human Rights are also Women’s Rights – transfer your knowledge other woman (continuation)
  • Project goal: Legal aid to women, mutual empowerment, improvement of activists’ knowledge through presentations and lectures by the members.
  1. Center for Women’s Studies, Belgrade
  • RSD: 300.000,00
  • Project title: Institutional support
  • Project goal: Support and improvement of theoretical models that affirm difference, analysis of possibility for resistance and political act against any kind of discrimination and exclusion, creation of the academic programs based on the right to think and act differently
  1. SOS for women and children victims of violence, Vlasotince 
  • RSD: 300.000,00
  • Project title: Dealing with the Past – Responsibility for the Future
  • Project goal: Empowering youth’s autonomy, consciousness raising on the topics of confronting the past, civic responsibility and education on feminist peace politics.
  1. Roma Women’s Center “Bibija”, Belgrade
  • RSD: 103.800,00
  • Project title: Performance “Everything That I am”
  • Project goal: Performing in three Roma settlements with the goal of raising awareness among Roma and majority population on status of Roma women and men, directly addressing racism and discrimination
  1. Free Zone
  • RSD: 300.000,00
  • Project title: Film Festival Free Zone 2013
  • Project goal: Drawing public attention on  the violation of human rights on different levels, everywhere in the world, and starting the public debate and share of information on standards, problems and possible solutions in this area.
  1. Counseling “Jefimija”, Uzice 
  • RSD: 114.640,00
  • Project title:  Creation of Jefimija Web site
  • Project goal:  Visibility and availability of Counseling activities; support to women in risk
  1. Roma center for women and children DAJE, Belgrade  
  • RSD: 298.680,00
  • Project title: Individual work based on feminist principles with Roma women who survived any form of violence
  • Project goal: Support to Roma women victims of violence, especially to women living in settlement in poor conditions, through spreading information on the work of SOS telephone, emotional and psychological support and legal consultations for breaking violent situations; inclusion, mediation, information and advocacy in institutions.
  1. Center for Girls, Niš
  • RSD: 150.000,00
  • Project title: Fourth FemiNis
  • Project goal: Presenting feminist art and activism to citizens of Nis; motivating and including more young women in feminism; strengthening regional feminist cooperation
  1. Walking Theory, Belgrade
  • RSD: 250.000,00
  • Project title: Illegal Cinema
  • Project goal: llegal_cinema is designed as an open (self) educational program of exchange and contextualization of author, documentary, activist, political, queer, feminist, anarchist, censored and other marginalized and in the local context hardly available films. The basic idea is to transfer the practice of sharing and discussing movies with friends and colleagues from private to public space, and to produce a new public space for the exchange of discourse around the films that   did not have a chance to reach cinemas in Serbia.