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Joint Forces for Common Interests

Inclusion of Ethnic Minority Women in the Labor Market

Economic empowerment of women in the two municipalities

Youth activism leading towards coexisting of diversities in the community

Connecting and empowering women civic organizations in the Western Balkans which work on women's rights and gender equality

Political Empowerment of Roma Women "Roma Women Can Do It"

Institutional support for the implementation of the annual program of ANTIKO within the program CIVICA Mobilitas

“Through Education and Strengthening toward Social Inclusion and Active Citizenship”

Hotel Alexander Palace Skopje
International Conference "Peace and Security - Feminist Alternative - Antico 10 years of promotion of Peace and Nonviolence Culture through Social Engagement of Women"

"Through Education and Strengthening toward Inclusion and Active Citizenship" - project in collaboration with UNIFEM

Campaign: Mobbing, get informed and recognize it!
www.mobbingnet.org
 
 
Thursday, November 26, 2020
RECENT NEWS AND ACTIVITIES
IMPLEMENTED PANEL DISCUSSION ON TOPIC “SHARED PARENTAL LEAVE AS MEANS FOR INCREASED GENDER EQUALITY”
Датум: 5/28/2014
 

On 28. 05. 2014 at the EU Info Centre in Skopje, was organized a panel discussion on "Shared Parental Leave as means for Increased Gender Equality ". The purpose of this discussion was to share and compare experiences, concepts and policies between Macedonia and Sweden in the field of sharing parental leave between both parents and the development of the practice of gender equality in these two countries.

Lecturer of the panel was ms Barbro Hedvall who is a prominent journalist and former editorial writer at Sweden’s biggest daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter with a long-term experience in writing about Swedish gender equality. Ms. Barbra Hedval explained the gender and institutional framework of Sweden regarding the regulation of the parental leave and emphasized the positive trend of equally sharing of this leave among both parents in recent years in Sweden. Barbra also talked about the practice of gender equality in Sweden, as a country with a high coefficient of gender equality compared to other countries in the world, and the challenges facing the further advancement of this equality.

Personal addressing at the panel, had experts from the field, from Macedonia and Sweden: Ms Gjuner Nebiu president of Women Civic Initiative Antiko Macedonia, Mr Jörgen Gyllenblad, Swedish Social Insurance Agency, Ms Mirdita Saliu, Ministry of Labor and Social policy and Ms Dushica Dimitrievska, Euro Balkan University. After the presentations from the panelists, among the participants was developed a general debate on the relevant topic and was discussed about the advantages and disadvantages of the legal and institutional framework regarding the parental leave in both countries, the reasons why for fathers use parental leave much less than the mothers and the ways to address this challenge, state the advantages of the shared parental experience from economic and social aspects and was discussed on other issues that affect this area.

The panel discussion was organized by the Embassy of Sweden with the support of EU Info Centre, Women Civic Initiative ANTIKO, National Democratic Institute (NDI) Macedonia and the Euro Balkan University.

 
 
SIMILLAR NEWS AND ACTIVITIES
 
4/2/2018 - Organized ANTIKO's annual planning workshops
3/29/2018 - Training for implementation of the re-granted projects for sub-grantee projects within the project "Joint Forces for Common Interests"
9/29/2017 - Women in politics - Local Elections 2017
7/4/2017 - Invitation for the final project conference under the moto “She is building future”
4/7/2017 - CALL FOR OFFERS FOR PROVIDING VOCATIONAL TRAININGS IN SKOPJE, KUMANOVO, TETOVO, BITOLA AND STIP
2/28/2017 - Calendar of workshops for March 2017
2/8/2017 - CALL FOR SMALL GRANTS
12/22/2016 - Invitation for the Community Forum in Saraj
11/15/2016 - IMPORTANT - Call for experts (professionals) for conducting creative workshops with children in Kumanovo
11/15/2016 - IMPORTANT - Call for experts (professionals) for conducting creative workshops with children in Bitola
11/15/2016 - IMPORTANT - Call for experts (professionals) for conducting creative workshops with children in Stip
11/7/2016 - Call for experts (professionals) for conducting creative workshops with children in Skopje
11/7/2016 - Call for experts (professionals) for conducting creative workshops with children in Tetovo
11/2/2016 - A meeting was conducted for initiating Social Dialogue in Stip
11/2/2016 - Ohrid, Hotel Belvedere - Completed training on the subject Advocacy, for representatives of 6 Municipalities and for CSOs
10/19/2016 - Conference invitation - project Inclusion of ethnic minority women in the labor market
9/30/2016 - Call for an expert on the subject Advocacy
9/27/2016 - Open Call for women from ethnic minority communities from the municipalities Skopje, Stip, Kumanovo, Tetovo and Bitola
9/22/2016 - Participation in a meeting in the Municipality of Saraj as part of the project Joint Forces for Common Interests
9/14/2016 - Participation in the operational coordination meeting in the EU Delegation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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