Official title of the project

Strengthening the participation of women and marginalized groups in creation of local policies in multiethnic areas


Project information

Region / City
Novi Pazar, Tutin, Sjenica, Prijepolje, Priboj
Total budget of programme / project

EU  49,898,10 EURO

FOD    418.030,00 RSD

Implementation period
2012. Jun - 2013. Jun
Expected results

The association of women is established;

The Forum-Women of Pozega is established;

Coalition of NGOs is formed;

The capacities of weak organizations are strengthened;

Individuals receives a legal aid,

Improved cooperation among women’s NGOs and local governments; Public campaigns,  research and analyze on the structure of unemployed women is completed;

Recommendations to local government regarding unemployed women is completed; analyze of legal and fiscal local legislation is completed; The Social Cooperative in village Pozega in Novi Pazar is established


Local governments and wider social community of Novi Pazar, Tutin, Sjenica, Prijepolje and Priboj


European movement in Serbia – Novi Pazar

Target Groups

Organizations of civil society, local media and journalists, public authority representatives, wider social community unemployed women living mostly in rural areas, Roma population, disabled persons and other marginalized groups, victims o

Summary of the project

The project activities has targeted specifically to women both from rural and city communities, and other categories who live in the margins of a society, and have not been presented sufficiently into democratic processes, so as to strengthen their participation in the social life, establish appropriate measures for solving of their problem, suggest appropriate measures and establish mechanism for improvement of economic and social position of marginalised groups. The project has also offered support to their access to Labour Market and self-employment through establishment of a social collective and training in starting up their own business.

Programme/Project objectives

1.Improvement of women’s participation and other underrepresented groups in creation and monitoring of local policies in multi-ethnic areas.

2. Strengthening of NGOs, minority interest groups and individuals that represent the interests of their communities in development of public policies in the local and national level;

3. Economic and social empowerment of women

More details on project

Sandzak Committee for Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms