The award “Real man” was founded with the idea that winners are models of behavior and positive examples of masculinity for young men and boys. The men, as fathers, friends, decision makers, leaders, play a significant role in combating violence and through their engagement in society they should become positive idols for young people.
The prize is awarded to an individual whose work promotes the affirmation of principles of human rights, gender equality, tolerance, humanity and non-violence.
The winners so far have been: Marko Somborac, author and cartoonist in the newspaper “Blic” and Saša Janković, Ombudsman of the Republic of Serbia, Marko Šelić Marčelo, musician and writer. The jury for the award comprises of former prize winners.
The jury award was given this year to:
Zoran Kesić – journalist, TV presenter and author
The award was established by the Centre E8.