Research and Reports
last updated July 2014
 
Contributed in part by: Gabrijela Mihova, Macedonia National VAW Monitor
 

2014 Trafficking in Persons Report: Macedonia, US Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. The US Department of State issues annual Trafficking in Persons Report, including country specific reports.

Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review ,18th Session of the UPR Working Group, The Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women (June 2013). This report is part of the second reporting cycle to the Universal Periodic Review, outlining issues concerning minority rights, discrimination, violence and sexual violence in Macedonia.  The report also offers recommendations for the improvement of such issues, including violence against women and victims of human trafficking.

Gender Equality in EU: How does Macedonia Compare? Center for Research and Policy Making (March 2013). This report summarizes and analyzes legislative developments in Macedonia with respect to gender equality.

Conclusions on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Commission to the European Parliament and the Council (2013). This report sets out the European Parliament’s conclusions regarding its findings with respect to Macedonia’s achievement of various political, economic and other criteria. This report touches on the need for greater legal protection for women as well as the persistent economic inequality experienced by women in Macedonia. 

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2013 Progress Report, European Commission (2013). This report is by the European Commission and is a progress report on Macedonia’s entry into the EU. This report gives an assessment of gender equality and women’s rights and also discusses strategies as well as a national plan of action to address such issues.

Macedonia: Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013, US Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (2013). The US Department of State issues annual Human Rights Country Reports, including for Macedonia.  Section six provides information concerning discrimination, gender-based violence and human trafficking affecting women.

2013 Trafficking in Persons Report: Macedonia, US Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (2013). The US Department of State issues annual Trafficking in Persons Report, including country specific reports.

Situation in Republic of Macedonia regarding domestic violence, National Council for Gender Equality (2013).

Violence against Women in Macedonia: Legal Equality for Unequal Citizens, International Journal of Legal Sciences (2013). This report is an academic article that analyzes legal developments and violence against women in Macedonia.

Shadow Report on the Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women, Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women in the Republic of A Macedonia (2012). 

Country Report (Macedonia) Violence against women and migrant and minority women – 2012), Women against Violence (WAVE) Europe (2012). 

Women’s Rights in the Western Balkans in the Context of EU Integration: Institutional Mechanism for Gender Equality (November-December 2012).  This report discusses the criteria of EU gender equality and the impact on gender equality in the Western Balkans, including Macedonia.

Policy on Gender Equality – Perception of Efficiency and Transparency, Macedonian Women’s Lobby (2012). This report sets out the gender equality policies of Macedonia and analyzes their impact on the perceptions regarding efficiency and transparency.

Opinion on the Law on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (June 9 2011). This report comments on the draft of the Law on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men.

Violence over Women at the Workplace, Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women (April 2011).  This report provides research findings concerning psychological harassment and sexual harassment against women in the workplace.

Institutional Response and Organizational Policies for Violence at the Workplace, Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women (2010).  This report presents the results of a survey concerning institutional responses to violence against women in the workplace, as well as recommendations to improving harassment of this nature. 

Women’s rights in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia,UN Human Rights Committee (July 2007). This report identifies discrepancies between legal equality in theory and in practice with respect to women’s rights in Macedonia.

Trafficking in Human Beings in South Eastern Europe, UNICEF (March 2005).  This report addresses prevention tactics for human trafficking, from awareness to the re-integration of victims.