Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Opposition Calling for Istanbul Convention Ratification

ZAGREB, March 7, 2018 - Croatia's strongest opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Wednesday called on the government to ratify the Istanbul Convention as soon as possible, recalling that the SDP had introduced it in Parliament on International Women's Day, March 8, last year.

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Istanbul Convention Ratification Still in Limbo

ZAGREB, March 6, 2018 - After a special session of the Parliamentary Committee on Human and Ethnic Minority Rights that lasted nearly four hours on Tuesday and discussed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, the so-called Istanbul Convention, a state secretary at the Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy Ministry Margareta Mađerić was unable to say when the government would send the law on the ratification of the Istanbul Convention to parliament.

Sunday, 11 February 2018

NGO Advocates against Ratification of Istanbul Convention

ZAGREB, February 10, 2018 - The civic initiative "Let Us Protect Women - Reject Ideology" has called on launching a broad public discussion involving all stakeholders in society on pros and cons for the ratification of the Istanbul Convention. The initiative on Saturday called on the ruling party, the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), to organise this debate.

Saturday, 10 February 2018

“The Handmaid's Tale” Women's Rights March Held in Zagreb

ZAGREB, February 10, 2018 - The situation in Croatia in terms of women's rights and violence against women is not good as the number of women killed rises every year and one woman is abused every 15 minutes, it was said in Zagreb on Saturday at a rally called “Handmaids rise for the ratification of the Istanbul Convention.”

Thursday, 8 February 2018

In Croatia, More Women Than Men Enrol in Doctoral Studies

ZAGREB, February 8, 2018 - A total of 3,309 students enrolled in doctoral studies in the 2016-17 school year, of whom 54.6% were women, most of the students were aged 25-29 and only 8% were unemployed, Croatia's national statistical office said on Thursday.

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Women Still in Unfavourable Position in Business and Life

ZAGREB, February 7, 2018 - Despite a growing institutional and public-policy framework in the field of gender equality in European countries, there is still insufficient progress in real gender practice and women continue to be in an unfavourable position on the labour market and in the private sphere and Croatia is not an exception to this trend, it was said at a conference on professional equality between men and women on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Croatia Among Best EU Countries by Gender Equality in Wages

The difference between average salary for men and women in Croatia is smaller than in most other EU states.

Friday, 3 November 2017

In Croatia, Average Man Earns 10,400 Kuna More Than Woman

New data on gender inequality.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

EU Gender Equality Report: Croatia Ranks Low

On 11th October 2017, the European Gender Equality Institute (EIGE) released its full report on Gender Equality and summarised that while there has been progress, it is still very slow – “We are moving forward at a snail’s pace.” Overall, Croatia ranks low, sitting at 24th out of 28 countries.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Croatia Near EU Bottom by Gender Equality

Sweden is the top nation in Europe.

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