Ombudsperson for Gender Equality in cooperation with CESI (Centre for Education, Counselling and Research) organized workshop „Equality for all“ in hotel Academia from 14-15 October 2019., activity within project “Equal rights – Equal Pay – Equal Pensions”.
Aim of the education is to raise awareness abount gender pay and pension gap and achieve gender equality and combating poverty in Croatia. Topics during workshops were: project activities, issue of equal pay and pension; sex and gender; education and inequality at the labour market, balancing private and professional life… Institution from Belgium (Instituut voor de gelijkheid van vrouwen en mannen) presented good practices in achieving equal pay and pension in Belgium.
Workshops were held by Anamarija Tkalčec (CESI-Centre for Education, Counselling and Research), Jasna A. Petrović (Retired Persons’ Trade Union of Croatia),Hildegard van Hove (Instituut voor de gelijkheid van vrouwen en mannen) and Sanda Brumen (Ombudsperson for Gender Equality). There were 68 participants from institutions/organizations/schools: students from school of eceonomics, school of electrical engineering, endustrial engineering school, nursing schools, representatives of Ministry of Science and Education, Ministry of Public Administration, Ministry of Labour and Pension System, Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure, Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds, Ministry of Demographics, Family, Youth and Social Policy, Commissions for Gender Equality from several counties of Croatia, City of Zagreb, state agencies and bodies, Croatian Meteorological and Hydrological Service, Teaching Institute for Public Health “Dr. Andrija Štampar”, Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development, companies (Zagrebačka pivovara, Partner banka, Raiffeisenbank Hrvatska, Privredna banke Zagreb, Croatia osiguranje, INA and Končar), unions (Retired Persons’ Trade Union of Croatia, Union of Autonomous Trade Unions of Croatia, MATICA – Association of Croatian Trade Unions, Unions of graphic and publishing activities of Croatia), non-governmental associations (B.a.B.e., Victim Support Associations and CESI).
Next workshop will be held in Split (19-20 November 2019), Rijeka (12-13 December 2019.) and Osijek (23-24 January 2020).