Simply over four weeks ago on April 10, Marija Lukic, pioneer regarding the #metoo motion in Serbia, went on her 2nd test against Milutin Jelicic Jutka, previous president of a tiny neighborhood municipality of Brus in the middle associated with the nation.
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As had been the truth within the past test, Marija received a sequence of insults from onlooking Jutka’s supporters (around 50 in total) as she strolled to the court room.
This time around six females, including reporters and activists, made a decision to are offered in help of Marija. They called their work ‘Brusy riot’ inspired by the Pussy Riot concert that happened in Belgrade that same evening.
The small ‘Brusy riot’ group was affronted by Jutka’s aggressive supporters upon arrival to the court. A Serb journalist that came to support Lukic later recounted, the bystanders attacked the women for not being in school or taking care of their children as Natalija Miletic.
Lukic’s situation therefore the therapy she’s got gotten since she publicly accused her molester regarding the symbolically plumped for 8th of March in 2018, illuminates the gloomy state of sex relations into the Balkan nation, plus in south-Eastern and Eastern Europe generally speaking. Continue reading Metoo within the East? Ladies’ legal rights in south-Eastern and Eastern Europe