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The 2013 Law on Termination of Pregnancy: A Clear Case of the Suspension of Democracy in Macedonia

“This paper contains my initial findings and reflections on the process which led to the promulgation of a new law on termination of pregnancy (shortened: abortion law) in the Republic of Macedonia in 2013. In developing this case study and analyzing official documents and media items, I followed one of Charles Tilly’s (2007:60) principles for describing democracy, democratization and de-democratization: […]

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Needs assessment of local mechanisms for protection against discrimination and access to justice

The assessment was done within the project “Protection against discrimination on LGBT at local level” currently implemented by HERA and the Coalition ‘Sexual and Health Rights of Marginalized Communities’. Its objective is to determine the organization of protection mechanisms against discrimination at local level, their capacity to implement the legal requirements as well as their effectiveness in providing protection against […]

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Needs assessment for building the capacities of CPD

Year of publication: 2015 Authors: MA Ana Mickovska Raleva; MA Martin Pecijareski; Dr. Meri Risteska. Keywords: Assessment, Commission for Protection against Discrimination, discrimination, sexual orientation, gender identity, LGBT, complaints, knowledge, attitudes, practice Download the study here Other publications from the category researches

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SRH AND HIV LINKAGES COMPENDIUM

Universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights and HIV prevention, treatment, care and support are considered essential by the United Nation to further development in this area. While there are many separate indicators related to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and to HIV, a key challenge has been the lack of internationally agreed indicators to measure progress in […]

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Gender Assessment of Local Level Social Policies and Budgets

Тhis gender assessment attempts to analyze the implementation of the social policy at the local level in three municipalities by identifying to what extent those policies reflect the local needs of men and women, and whether the measures they propose will advance gender equality. It does so by taking consideration the legal measures for systematic inclusion of the principle of equal […]

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After four years of campaigning: Attitudes towards abortion among the general population and gynaecologists in Macedonia

Recent changes to the legislation on abortion adopted within an accelerated procedure, without consulting the expert public and lacking public debate, limit women’s right of free choice and additionally complicate and bureaucratize the process of obtaining the health service of abortion. Therefore, we have decided to examine attitudes among the general public and the expert public (gynecologists) towards abortion and the […]

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HIV prevention report card for men who have sex with men

Analyzing four key components i.e. legal and social context, availability and accessibility of services as well as participation and rights, this Report Card summarizes the current situation of HIV prevention strategies and services for gay men and other men who have sex with men in Macedonia and aims to support efforts to increase and improve the programmatic, policy and funding […]

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Annual report 2016

HERA’s annual report, for 2016, is here. It was a year when the political crisis in the country deepened, the   functioning of the state institutions was significantly blocked, and the dialogue with the authorities reduced. Under such circumstances, any chances of lobbying for the sexual and reproductive health rights got very slim.   However,we were not discouraged.The number of young and […]

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