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Government of the Slovak republic adopted on November 20th the new National strategy for gender equality for years 2014-2019 (“the strategy”) and a related National action plan for gender equality for years 2014-201(“the action plan”). Specific activities and measures were prepared and discussed in cooperation with NGOs and the Government Council for Human Rights, Ethnic Minorities and Gender Equality. The strategy and the action plan are interconnected and represent a comprehensive conceptual framework for the promotion of gender equality into practice.

The documents address and propose measures in 6 areas of concern:

  1. Economic empowerment and independence
  2. Decision-making
  3. Education
  4. Dignity
  5. Institutional mechanisms
  6. International cooperation

The strategy in English is avaiable here