Aida Ćorović: As MP I will insist for the promotion of human rights

Belgrade, 27.02.2014.

Aida Ćorović, human rights activist and candidate on the list of DS for the parliamentary elections, in an interview for the daily “Danas” says that she would work to promote human rights and rights of the civil society as a Member of Parliament.

Aida-ĆorovićWhen the journalist of the daily “Danas” asked on which topics she would insist as the future MP, Aida Ćorović answered that those would be the topics that are broadly related to human and minority rights because she believes that Serbia is still not a country in which human rights are respected enough.

“Of course, the process of improving the status of women and youth, persons with disabilities, and especially the LGBT community should be continued” she stressed, adding that her obligation would also be to improve the status of civil society organizations.

Source: Danas
Photo: Medija Center

Gay Straight Alliance (GSA; Alliance) has started another campaign in this election cycle for the upcoming Serbian parliamentary elections – the new campaign is called “Your vote, your tomorrow“. The campaign’s goal is to make political parties and groups participating in the elections take a public stance on questions regarding human rights, including the rights of LGBT people, as well as to include these issues in their pre-election programmes and platforms, offering concrete solutions for reducing violence, discrimination and homophobia. Another aim of the campaign is to invite LGBT people, as well as their parents, relatives, friends and other citizens to vote for those political options which, among other things, advocate for improving the status of LGBT people, for equality and respect of human and minority rights.
Through various activities, GSA aims to offer LGBT people and all other citizens, a clear insight into the attitudes of all relevant political parties and coalitions, regarding LGBT human rights. GSA’s campaign “Your vote, your tomorrow“ will mostly take part on the Internet and through social networks, and all interested citizens will be able to follow the campaign on GSA’s website in the column Elections 2014 (www.en.gsa.org.rs/elections-2014), and on the social networks Facebook (www.facebook.com/GSAlijansa) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/GSAlijansa).

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