The Policy on Gender Equality in Croatia – Update 2013

16-09-2013

This note updates the overview of gender equality in Croatia from 2011. Apart from providing the history of institutional and political development in Croatia in this area, it illustrates in particular measures taken regarding women's economic independence, the reconciliation of work and family life, women in decision-making, policies against violence against women, and the fight against stereotypes. Moreover, the two controversial issues of sexual health and rights and prostitution are briefly addressed.

This note updates the overview of gender equality in Croatia from 2011. Apart from providing the history of institutional and political development in Croatia in this area, it illustrates in particular measures taken regarding women's economic independence, the reconciliation of work and family life, women in decision-making, policies against violence against women, and the fight against stereotypes. Moreover, the two controversial issues of sexual health and rights and prostitution are briefly addressed.