(Háttér, Hungary) SZEXE, the Hungarian NGO for sex workers’ rights, issued a new project to facilitate reporting abuse and discrimination against sex workers. Reporting easily can be done anonymously through the NGO’s contacts, as well as through an online form which collects
Delving into the issue of domestic and dating violence against lesbians, bisexual women and transwomen, we have decided to talk to a member of the Lithuanian LGBT* community, whose orientation falls under the so called “asterisk” of the community. The orientation we
Explanations of the sources of intimate partner violence usually revolve around the psychologization of the abuser and the victim, i.e. they operate on the individual level. In our previous blog post, we have stressed that combating any kind of violence, including intimate
Unlike the theories about male-female violence, understanding violence in lesbian relationships had often ignored external structural causes of violence and put more emphasis on internal imbalances of power between the partners. One of the often discussed subject is the problem of mutual
On the occasion of the upcoming International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (the 25th of November), the organisation b.a.b.e. (Be active, be emancipated) opened the Week of Equality – a series of lectures, workshops and discussions that will involve
(Háttér, Hungary) Last Friday, on the 20th November the Transgender Day of Remembrance was held worldwide. Organized by a Hungarian transgender group, Transzpont, we commemorated this year’s victims of fatal transphobic violence by lighting candles and posting the names on the wall.
(Háttér, Hungary) LIFT, the annual Lesbian Identities Festival takes place in Budapest every autumn since 2006. This year from 7th to 9th November, on the 10th anniversary, Bleeding Love dissemination material (awareness-raising flyers with content based on the research) were also distributed.
Within the program of the ninth Vox Feminae festival (http://www.voxfeminae.net/2015/cet-5-11/item/8764-15-00h-panel-prema-sustavu-podrske-zrtvama-seksualnog-nasilja-booksa), on the 5th of November a panel discussion was held as a follow-up of the International Conference on Sexual Violence held in October in the Croatian Parliament. The participants of the discussion
On the 23rd of October, the First international conference on sexual violence in Croatia was held in the Croatian Parliament. It was organized by the Women’s Room – Centre for Sexual Rights, in partnership with the Governmental Office for Gender Equality and
On the occasion of the 30th regular session of the United Nation’s Council of Human Rights, which took place from September 14th to October 2nd in Geneva, Zagreb Pride member Jelena Poštić delivered a speech on behalf of Zagreb Pride and Trans