On October 28th 2011, the Croatian Parliament appointed Ms. Višnja Ljubičić as the new Ombudswoman for Gender Equality, the head of the Ombudsperson for Gender Equality, an independent body for combating discrimination in the area of gender equality.
Višnja Ljubičić, Ombudswoman for Gender Equality of the Republic of Croatia
Preobraženska 4, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel: +385 1 48 48 100
Fax: +385 1 48 44 600
Gender equality is one of the fundamental values of the constitutional order of the Republic of Croatia. In 2003, upon the proposal of the Croatian Government, the first Gender Equality Ombudsperson was appointed by the Croatian Parliament in accordance to the Gender Equality Act adopted in 2003 for the first time (Official Gazette 116/03).
In 2008, Croatian Parliament adopted a new Gender Equality Act (Official Gazette 82/08) according to which the Gender Equality Ombudsperson performs the tasks of an independent body in charge of combating discrimination in the field of gender equality.Opširnije...
Summary of Annual Report for 2011
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Attached: Full Annual Report for 2009 in pdf.
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Attached: Full Annual Report for 2004 in pdf file.
Croatian Parliament passed the Gender Equality Act (further: GEA) on July 14th, 2003 (it was published in Official Gazette no. 116 on July 22nd 2003 and it came into force on July 30th, 2003).
GEA establishes the Ombudsperson for Gender Equality as one of the mechanisms for monitoring implementation of GEA and other documents, laws and regulations regarding gender equality. On October 1st, 2003, Ms Gordana Lukač Koritnik was appointed by the Croatian Parliament as the first Ombudswoman for Gender Equality (Official Gazetter 157/03).
According to the Gender Equality Act, the Ombudsperson for Gender Equality submits to the Croatian Parliament Annual Report on all the activities of her/his office at least once a year. This Annual Report for 2003 is the first report the Ombudswoman for Gender Equaltiy submits to the Croatian Parliament in her mandate.
Attached: Full Annual Report for 2003. in pdf format.
The Ombudsperson for Gender Equality monitors the enforcement of the Gender Equality Act and other regulations on gender equality and reports to the Croatian Parliament at least once a year.