EP committee calls for reducing gender inequality

Women in the European Union on average have lower salaries and pensions, they are not equally represented in powerful positions in politics and the economy and, at the current pace, equality will be achieved only in 70 years, the European Parliament's gender equality committee says in a report adopted on Monday, asking the EU and the member states to invest more effort in reducing gender inequality.

Finnish-Croatian gender equality project presented

The purpose of the project, to last 15 months, is to introduce the principle of gender equality in policies at all levels, the head of the Gender Equality Office, Helena Stimac Radin, said.

108 life partnerships registered in 2015

Last year, 108 life partnerships were registered in Croatia, with 57 such partnerships having been entered into by men and 51 by women, says a report on the work of the Ombudswoman for Gender Equality in 2015.

Croatian women earn 10% less than men, survey shows

In Croatia, women have nearly 10 percent lower wages than men because they earn 5,028 kuna monthly on average, while men earn 5,521 kuna, a survey by the MojPosao job search website shows.

Croatian Women's Network: Advancing women means advancing economies

The Toronto-based Croatian Women's Network organised an international conference in Zagreb on Tuesday, "Advancing Women, Advancing Economies

Protest rally held in Zagreb to mark Int'l Women's Day

Bojana Genov of the Women's Network said that they did not wish abortion to be criminalised and expressed dissatisfaction with the deteriorating status of women in society, which's why Croatia should have a Ministry for Women.

Women have lower pay than men across EU

In 2014, women earned on average 84 cents for every euro a man makes per hour.