Despina Dimitrova


Despina Dimitrova was born in Skopje, 1992. She completed his primary and secondary education in her home town. In 2011, she become a student at the Dental Faculty, University of “Ss. Cyril and Methodius ” in Skopje, where her studies are still going on.

In 2011 she has actively involved at H.E.R.A trough the project “My choice, my decision” in which was worked on a theatre based education-forum theatre. Later she joins the peer education program at H.E.R.A. and begins as a peer educator for HIV / AIDS. Since then, she is actively involved in the work of the youth group of H.E.R.A where plans and implement activities related to youth and their sexual and reproductive health and rights. Her field of interest are human rights, advocacy and lobbing for sexual rights for the young people in Macedonia.

In 2013 she represents the youth as a speaker on a youth conference for “The access to modern contraception for the young people in Macedonia”. The very next year, 2014, she takes the place as a youth speaker and represent once again on the conference same year.

Ongoing is her first term as a Board member of H.E.R.A.





Work with H.E.R.A.

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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