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Region and country Archives: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/BIH/CO/4-5, 19 July 2013: Bosnia and Herzegovina

4. The Committee welcomes the progress achieved since the consideration, in 2006, of the State party’s combined initial, second and third periodic reports (CEDAW/C/BIH/1-3) in undertaking legislative reform, in particular: (a) The adoption, in 2009, of the law on the prohibition of discrimination, which includes sex, sexual expression or sexual orientation as prohibited grounds of […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on violence against women, A/HRC/23/49/Add.3, 4 June 2013: Bosnia and Herzegovina

IV. Legislative framework A. Human rights, equality and non-discrimination 31. Furthermore, the 2009 Law on Prohibition of Discrimination prohibits discrimination on the grounds of, inter alia: sex, sexual expression or sexual orientation. The law also refers to specific forms of discrimination which affect women disproportionately, such as harassment, sexual harassment and mobbing. The Law foresees […]

Summary of cases transmitted to Governments and replies received, A/HRC/10/12/Add.1, 4 March 2009: Bosnia and Herzegovina

275. On 27 November 2008, the Special Rapporteur, together with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression sent a letter of allegations concerning participants of the “Sarajevo Queer Festival”, a festival of art and culture, organized to promote awareness of the human rights of lesbian, […]

Report of the special rapporteur on the right to education, A/HRC/8/10/Add.4, 27 May 2008: Bosnia and Herzegovina

II. GENERAL VIEW OF THE EDUCATION SYSTEM A. National legal framework 3. Framework Law on Higher Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina 22. The Law states that access to higher education regulated by licensed higher education institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina shall not be restricted, directly or indirectly, on any actual or presumed grounds such as […]