Tuesday, 17 April 2018

President and Government Again in Conflict over Demographic Crisis

President criticises the government, a minister shots back.

Friday, 6 April 2018

Equality between Married and Unmarried Couples to Be Abolished

The government is working on a new Family Law.

Friday, 16 March 2018

Less Than Half of Homeless People Have a Place in Shelters

ZAGREB, March 16, 2018 - Currently there are over 1,000 homeless people in Croatia and the existing shelters can accommodate only 420, while about 500 live rough, a conference on psychosocial support and the integration of homeless people said in Zagreb on Friday, citing data from the Croatian Network for the Homeless.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

State Secretary Resigns During Press Conference over Government’s Demographic Policies

ZAGREB, February 20, 2018 - The state secretary for demography at the Ministry of Demography, Family, Youth and Social Policy, Marin Strmota, on Tuesday tendered his resignation, dubbing the government's demographic policy as folklore and flippant. Strmota resigned at a press conference in front of a surprised Minister Nada Murganić, who described the resignation as "a young man's impatience."

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

People with Disabilities in Croatia Still Discriminated Against

ZAGREB, February 20, 2018 - Croatia continues to be a country where thousands of people with disabilities are segregated and live in conditions that are beneath human dignity, while the national policy of deinstitutionalisation has been one step forward, two steps back despite EU funding that has been secured for that purpose, the federation of nongovernmental organisations Platforma 112 said on Tuesday, on the occasion of World Day of Social Justice.

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Social Policy and Family Minister on Domestic Violence Case: “That’s Marriage”

A scandalous statement by Minister Nada Murganić causes an uproar. She claims she was misunderstood.

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Gifts for Poor Children End up in Private Kindergarten

Officials run away from journalists asking questions.

Monday, 13 November 2017

Demographic Crisis: More Families to Receive Child Allowance

The number of families which receive a monthly child allowance should increase by 100,000.

Monday, 9 October 2017

Government Drafts New Family Law

Couples without children will again be considered a family.

Friday, 29 September 2017

Government Withdraws Controversial Family Law

The proposal caused a maelstrom of criticism.

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