Women's Advocacy and the Building of Civil Society in Serbia

Author
Lilijana Cickaric
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, City University of New York
Abstract
This study provides an illuminating analysis of the role of women's organizations in rapidly developing non-profit sector in Serbia. It presents up-to-date information on the shifting political and socioeconomic context within they operate, the main areas of activity and representative sample of women's organizations and initiatives. The research is designed on feminist principle of subjectivity, where the researcher is also an activist with the purpose of making women's history socially visible and recognized. The aim is also to stress essential role of women advocacy in wider network of non-governmental organisations oriented towards the building of civil society.
Topic
Civil Society, Gender Issues, Human Welfare
Political Geography
Europe, Serbia