New book / Gender Equality and Discrimination in Croatia

The Office for Gender Equality has published a collection of papers entitled Gender Equality and Discrimination in Croatia, edited by Željka Kamenov and Branka Galić, based on the research “Perceptions, Experiences and Attitudes about Gender Discrimination in the Republic of Croatia.” It is important to emphasize that this is the first scientific research on gender discrimination in Croatia conducted on the national level. It was carried out in 2009 by researchers from the Department of Psychology and the Department of Sociology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Political Science and the Institute for Social Research. The author of the part of the research concerning the political participation of women, or the discrimination of women in politics, is a Professor at the Faculty of Political Science, Smiljana Leinert Novosel, Ph.D.