Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities Not Recognized in Measures Issued by Crisis Management Committee

Dajte nam šansu SOS mobilni timoviChildren with developmental disabilities in BiH do not receive adequate care even under normal circumstances, and the state of emergency declared in response to the coronavirus pandemic marginalized them further. Organizations and alliances on the front lines of the fight for the rights of families of children with disabilities are now facing even bigger obstacles in their work. Still, there are some bright spots like the Service Center for supporting families of children with developmental disabilities “Dajte nam šansu” from Sarajevo.

Service Center for children with disabilities made over 400 masks for fellow citizens

Servis centar Trebinje izrada maskiEmployees of the Service Center for families of children and persons with developmental disabilities in Trebinje made more than 400 masks for their fellow citizens, and are planning to make 300 more within the next two days.

Families of Children With Disabilities Share Their Stories

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Join us. Speak. Share. Listen. This was the message sent from the public discussion “We speak!” organized by the Service Center “Dajte nam šansu” from Sarajevo. Families of children with developmental disabilities, shared their life stories and everyday challenges with an audience of nearly 100.

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SUCCESS STORIES

Service Center "Dajte nam šansu"

27 November 2015

The opening of the Service Center «Dajte nam šansu – Svjetlice» heralds the beginning of a new stage for equal members of the BiH society – children and persons with...

No Welfare Dependency - Contributing to Society as Employed Young People

01 February 2017

Children without parental care belong to one of the most vulnerable marginalized groups in BiH, and as such deserve special care and attention. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, there are between...

Childhood Passion Turned Into Business: Silvana’s Cakes on Tables all Across BiH

22 December 2017

Cakes and pastries have been Silvana’s passion since early childhood. When she was still a little girl, she would sneak up, take some dough from her mother and make it...

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USEFUL INFORMATION

Coalition of Marginalized Populations in BiH

11 June 2015

Coalition of Marginalized Populations in BiH – KOMA is currently conducting two campaigns of public advocating: 1) Establishing minimal social security and equal opportunities and 2) Regulating extra-institutional support for...

Strategy for Implementation of Istanbul Convention Adopted: Entities and Cantons Must take Harder Stance Towards Combating Violence Against Women

24 July 2015

Sarajevo Open Center applauds the adoption of the Framework Strategy for the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence in BiH for...

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

21 December 2015

As an organization that is thoroughly dedicated to the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities, as well as to promoting inclusion and equal rights for all, «Dajte nam...

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