Documents

Gender Equality Act

This Act regulates the general bases for the protection and promotion of gender equality as one of the fundamental values of the constitutional order of the Republic of Croatia, and it defines and regulates the protection against discrimination based on gender and creation of equal opportunities for women and men.

National Policy for the Promotion of Gender Equality 2006-2010

The National Policy for the Promotion of Gender Equality is the basic strategic document of the Republic of Croatia, adopted in order to eliminate discrimination against women and to establish genuine gender equality by implementing the equal opportunity policy for the period 2006-2010.

The policy of gender equality and the empowerment of women is one of the fundamental principles of the democratic and social order of the Republic of Croatia, and is accepted at the highest state level through decisions by the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Croatian Parliament, and the adoption of the National Strategic Action Plans in 1997 and 2001. After the first National Policy for the Promotion of Gender Equality, which the Government of the Republic of Croatia adopted in 1997 for the period up to 2000, and the second National Policy for the Promotion of Gender Equality 2001-2005, adopted unanimously in 2001 by the Croatian Parliament, the third National Policy continues the tradition of the previous fundamental commitment and goals, redefining national priorities, the manner of implementation, and taking special measures in line with the altered social and political circumstances and the progress achieved.