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The Standard Operating Procedures of the Republic of Serbia for the Prevention of and Protection from Gender Based Violence against People Involved in Mixed Migration (hereinafter: SOPs) have been prepared to respond to the challenge of providing protection to persons affected by the crisis, who are in transit, displaced, or temporarily living in Serbia. The recommendations, principles and guidelines in these SOPs are a valuable tool for protecting GBV survivors transiting through or displaced in Serbia.

The SOP is aimed at all institutions and organizations operating along the migrant movement route, as well as those providing migrant care in Serbia - primarily regional police departments, health centers, competent public prosecutor’s offices and courts of general jurisdiction, centers for social work. and other social welfare institutions providing accommodation services, centers for family accommodation and adoption, the Center for the Protection of Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings, the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration, the Asylum Office, public prosecutor’s offices, courts of general jurisdiction Ministry of the Interior, the Red Cross of Serbia, the UNHCR, UNICEF and international and domestic CSOs (hereinafter: participants). In this regard, prevention and response to gender-based violence require a common, syn-chronically accessed by all involved in solving the problem.

The SOP includes Additional section on prevention and protection adolescents boys and men from GBV.