Workshop „Equality for all“ in Osijek

Ombudsperson for Gender Equality in cooperation with CESI (Centre for Education, Counselling and Research) organized two-day workshop „Equality for all“ in Osijek in hotel Osijek, from 23-24 January 2020, 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), Igor Knežević and 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 73 participants from institutions/organizations/schools: City of Osijek, City of Vinkovci, City of Đakovo, City of Valpovo, Osječko-baranjska county, Vukovarsko-srijemska county, Committee for Gender Equality of Osječko-baranjska county, Committee for Gender Equality of city Beli Manastir, Centres for Social Welfare (Osijek, Donji Miholjac, Vukovar), Health Center Đakovo, Central State Office for Sport, Women’s organization Izvor, Women’s organization Vukovar, Center for peace, nonviolence and human rights Osijek, Retired Persons’ Trade Union of Croatia, Commercial trade union of Croatia, Republican Workers’ Union of Croatia, Matica-association of Retired Persons’, The Croatian Employers’ Association, Nursing school, School of Economics and Administration, Electrical Engineering and Traffic School Osijek, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Faculty of Law Josip Juraj Strossmayer (University of Osijek), Belje plus d.o.o., Meggle Hrvatska, Osijek television, Institute for Social Research in Zagreb and CESI.