DOING IT RIGHT: Making women’s networks accessible with a special focus on women from minority and disadvantaged groups

Authors/editor(s): Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE)

The research report offers an overview of the current situation regarding the accessibility of women’s civil society networks in the Western Balkans and Turkey and it includes two case studies that provide examples of good practice. It represents an initial attempt to examine different working approaches and analyze the inclusiveness of women’s networks in the region.

The report focuses on the following five key topics:

  • the openness of organizations/networks;
  • the accessibility of their services;
  • the inclusion of women from minority and/or disadvantaged groups;
  • the rotation of power structures within networks; and the compliance of networks’ efforts with the Istanbul Convention

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Languages available: English

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Europe and Central Asia; Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244); North Macedonia; Montenegro; Turkey; Serbia

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls

Resource type: Project/programme reports

Publication year: 2018

Number of pages: 28

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)