Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula. Sarajevo is the capital and largest city. It is bordered by Croatia to the north and west; Serbia to the east; Montenegro to the southeast; and the Adriatic Sea to the south, with a coastline about 20 kilometres (12 miles) long surrounding the town of Neum. In the central and eastern interior of the country the geography is mountainous, in the northwest it is moderately hilly, and the northeast is predominantly flatland. The inland, Bosnia, is a geographically larger region and has a moderate continental climate, with hot summers and cold and snowy winters. The southern tip, Herzegovina, has a Mediterranean climate and plain topography.

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Institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Foundation of Local Democracy
Foundation of Local Democracy
Bravadžiluk bb
SOS Line: 00 387 33 222 000; 00 387 33 570 560

"SOS red line" - Support for victims of rape: 00 387 33 222 000;

Support for victims of rape during the war: 00 387 33 570 560

counselling and psychological, social and free legal aid services

Safe House for victims of domestic violence

"You can do it" - Shelter for girls who are victims of sexual violence, incest, rape and other forms of violence

NGO United Women Banja Luka
United Women Banja Luka
Kalemegdanska 18
78000 Banja Luka

Empowering, legal issues, support.Women of all age groups.
Women´s shelter
Ulitsa Storgozia
5800 Pleven
+35 (0) 645 666 1

Women´s shelter
NGO SKLONIŠTE za žrtve nasilje u porodici
Shelters for victims of domestic violence
71000 Sarajevo

protection, promotion and advancement of human rights, especially rights of victims of violence based on gender- women, children

Women's Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence

SOS telefon
SOS helpline
+387 266 222 2
Women - Federation SOS Helpline
SOS Lines 1264 and 1265
SOS helpline - Autonomous women's center
Autonomous women's center
Tiršova 5a
76300 Bijeljina
+387 266 222 2