International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – Banja Luka, 25 November 2019
In Banja Luka, on 25 November 2019, members of the Be a Man clubs from Banja Luka, Sarajevo, Mostar, Zenica, Brčko and Tuzla organized a flash mob to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
This event was organized in Krajina Square, and over 100 young people participated in the event who sent the message #TAČKA (END) by wearing orange shirts and releasing orange balloons as a symbol for the elimination of violence against women. The goal of the campaign is to put an end to violence against women and girls.
According to official data, every third woman in the world is abused.
The activity was implemented within the project YMI – Young Men Initiative II: “Promoting Healthier Lifestyles among Youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina by Challenging Gender Stereotypes II”, supported by the Government of Switzerland, OAK Foundation, Austrian Development Agency and CARE International Bosnia and Herzegovina.