Research and Reports
last updated 07 August 2009


Amnesty International Report 2009- Serbia (18.7.2009., 10:00h)  at:,4565c2254d,,4a1fadc446,0.html

US State Department's Trafficking in Persons Country Report for SERBIA , at:                  (18.7.2009., 09:52h)

2008 Human Rights Report: Serbia, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State, February 25, 2009, at:     (16.7.2009., 17:32h)

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights defenders - Mission to Serbia, (A/HRC/7/28/Add.3), 4 March 2008.

Research of the Autonomous Women’s Center: Family law protection in cases of issuance of protection measures in Belgrade municipal courts, (Konstatinovic-Vilic, Petrusic) Belgrade, 2008 at:

Research of the Autonomous Women’s Center: Criminal act of domestic violence: Current judicial practice in Belgrade and Nis (Konstatinovic-Vilic, Petrusic), Belgrade, 2007, at:

Research of the Autonomous Women’s Center, together with the World Health Organization, including a survey in the territory of Belgrade: "Violence in Partner Relations and Health" (Otasevic), Belgrade, 2005 at:

For Serbian version of Research and Reports listed above, click here.

2005 Report to the UN Division for the Advancement of Women, Biljana Brankovic, National Monitor for Violence Against Women in Serbia, 2005.
NGO report on the status of violence against women in Serbia.

Human Rights in the OSCE Region: Europe, Central Asia and North America, Report 2004 (Events of 2004), International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, 23 June 2004. (PDF, 31 pages).
This report discusses trafficking  and discrimination of minorities in Serbia and Montenegro.

OSCE Mission to present first study on human trafficking in Serbia." Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe Mission to Serbia and Montenegro, 22 June 2004. Serbian version .
The objective of the survey is to assist law-makers and NGOs in developing a "national strategy to prevent and combat more efficiently the trafficking in human beings."  The report addresses trafficking of women, children and those trafficked for exploitation of labor. It addresses issues of prostitution, illegal migration and labor, begging and vagrancy.  It also provides official data and data from NGOs as well as information regarding legislation and previous research available on the subject of trafficking.

Europe, Central Asia, and Northo America Region. Quarterly Reports on Field Offices, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, 2003. (26 pages). This report describes the activities undertaken this quarter by OHCHR in Serbia in regards to women’s rights.

Integration of the Human Rights of Women and the Gender Perspective - Violence Against Women, Addendum 1, Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 27 Feb. 2003. (PDF, 435 pages). 
This report has information regarding the status of women in Serbia and Montenegro. Information on Serbia and Montenegro can be found on page 380.

Women 2000 - An Investigation into the Status of Women's Rights in Central and South-Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States, International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, 5 November 2000. (PDF, 30 pages).
This report describes the situation and legal framework of domestic violence, trafficking in persons, sexual harassment and sexual abuse.

A Perspective on Women's Human Rights, International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, 1 July 2000. (PDF, 9 pages).
This report describes the status of women in the context of laws, law enforcement, media, decision-making and social initiatives.

A Form of Slavery:  Trafficking in Women in OSCE Member States, The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights, prepared for the OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Trafficking in Human Beings, Vienna, 19 June 2000. (Available in PDF and HTML, 91 pages).
This report is based on information gathered through questionnaires and contains data on such issues as existing legislation, government policies and NGO initiatives, and victim support services for twenty-nine countries, including Serbia and Montenegro.

Violence Against Women in Belgrade, Serbia: SOS Hotline 1990-1993, Zorica Mrsevic and Donna M. Hughes, 3 Violence Against Women - An International Interdisciplinary Jourmal 2, 101-128 (1997).
This paper presents the findings of research on violence against women by the SOS Hotline for Women and Children Victims of Violence in Belgrade.


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