Thursday, 31 December 2015

With a view to improving the arrangements provided for in the Draft Law on Gender Equality, the Protector of Citizens believes certain provisions should be further reviewed and clarified by more accurate wording. These include the provisions pertaining to the duties of local self-governments concerning the formation of gender quality bodies or appointment of a gender equality officer, the duty to provide free legal assistance to victims of domestic violence and consistent use of the term “gender equality” throughout the text.