Grantee profile

Foundation United Women

Founded in 1996, Foundation United Women is located in Banja Luka, the largest city of Republika Srpska, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Foundation United Women aims to eradicate gender-based violence and promote gender equality in the region. It runs one of the three safe shelters in Republika Srpska and provides comprehensive, free, legal and psychological support to women and children survivors of violence. It also conducts monitoring and lobbying of legislation on violence against women, and capacity building training for women politicians and professionals working with survivors of violence.