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Sept. 19, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-2

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the proportion of married or in-union women of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satisified is 34.2 (latest available data for 2005-2015).
Sept. 19, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2016 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 18.9 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to the 2017 WHO statistical report, the suicide mortality rate is 11 (per 100,000).
Sept. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro, Qatar
Variables: BR-DATA-1

According to the WHO 2017 statistical report, the adoescent birth rate (per 1000 women aged 15-19 years) was 13.4 based on data from 2005-2014.
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: LRCM-LAW-2

"The article stipulating that prosecution for criminal acts of rape or sexual intercourse with a helpless person shall be taken by a private action, if that act is done to a spouse, has been erased. Taking into account the recommendations of international and non-governmental organizations, the reason for this change is the fact that that provision put into unequal position a spouse who is a victim of these criminal acts in relation to the other victims" (page 12).
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: LBHO-LAW-2

"The Amendments to the Law on Election of Counsellors and MPs from 2011, for the first time in Montenegro introduces the quota system on electoral candidate lists — whose aim is to enhance women participation in the bodies of representative government. The Law stipulates that an electoral list needs to have at least 30 per cent of candidates of a less represented sex, in order for it to be approved by the State Electoral Commission. Apart from this, there were no other guarantees, such as order on the list, by which higher percentage of women in the national and local parliaments would be ensured . . . The campaign resulted...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: LO-LAW-1

"In 2015 the Strategy for Development of Women Entrepreneurship was adopted" (page 9). "The Ministry for Human and Minority Rights and UNDP within Gender Programme IPA 2010 conducted the study on women entrepreneurship in Montenegro. The Strategy for Development of Women Entrepreneurship in Montenegro 2015-202 has been adopted, with the aim to intensify faster and easier economic empowerment of women, and to support their entrepreneurship potential. The Chamber of Commerce of Montenegro realizes activities aimed at enhancing economic situation of women, and through projects tries to encourage their entrepreneurial spirit. One of the projects is a National network of mentors for women entrepreneurs in Montenegro, where in the period of...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-3

"During 2013 the Commission for monitoring of the implementation of this Action Plan was formed. It consists of members of relevant institutions and 2 representatives of NGOs, and it holds meetings regularly" (page 5). "Women NGOs are the members of working groups for development of laws and strategies. They are also the members of the Commissions for monitoring NAP — (2 representatives). The state finances NGO, among other ways, through the Open call for disbursement of National lottery funds, and at the level of local municipalities. An example of good cooperation is conducting of the campaign '16 days of activism against violence against women'. In 2014, the campaign was organized...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"For the criminal act trafficking in human beings prison sentences are pronounced. For criminalization of trafficking in human beings and its processing the main regulations are the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code. The Criminal Code of Montenegro defines the basic forms of this criminal act-labour exploitation, forced labour, submission to servitude, slavery or slavery-like position for commission of criminal acts, prostitution or other form of sexual exploitation, begging, use for pornographic purposes, entering into unlawful marriage, taking away a body part for transplantation or for use in armed conflicts. A separate article defines the criminal act of trafficking in children for adoption. For the basic form of the...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"The activities on establishing a unique data base on the victims of violence in family are in the preparatory phase, as a part of the project 'Social card — Information system of social care', through networking of data bases of the Police Directorate, courts and the prosecution. It is expected that the data base will be operational by the end of 2015 . . . all the social protection allowances and services from the field of child protection will be entered into the information system, which will allow for quality reporting and generating statistics needed for further analyses" (page 13).
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: AFE-LAW-1

"In Montenegro equal access to education for both women and men at all levels is guaranteed" (page 24).
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: AW-LAW-1

"The Parliament of Montenegro adopted the new Law on Foreigners in 2014. Before adoption, the law was the subject of consultations with the representatives of the European Commission, which submitted positive opinion on its content. The Law was aligned with the Directive of the European Parliament and Council 2011/98/EU on single procedure on issuing single residence and working permit to citizens of the third countries. The Law among others stipulates that the temporary residence permit from humanitarian reasons can be issued to a: 1) Foreigner who is assumed to be a victim of a criminal act of trafficking in human beings or criminal act of violence in family or family...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ATC-DATA-1

"Montenegro acceded to the CEDAW Convention as a part of the succession process. The deadline for submitting Report (Under the Article 18 of the CEDAW Convention) was 23 October 2007, that is a year after the Convention entered into force in relation to Montenegro. The Initial Report was adopted by the Government of Montenegro in February 2010, and forwarded to the CEDAW Committee in May 2010. The Committee considered the initial report of Montenegro (CEDAW/C/MNE/1) at its 1002nd and 1003rd meetings on 6 October 2011 (CEDAW/C/SR.1002 and 1003)" (page 2).
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1

"The Department for Gender Equality in 2013/2014 published 2 publications: 'The Register of professions and titles of women' and 'Monitoring — gender sensitivity of Montenegrin media' . . . The Department for Gender Equality, through TAIEX programme of the European Commission in 2013 and 2014 organized the workshops on the gender equality policies for media representatives. The NGOs 'Centre for Civic Education' and 'Civic alliance', through project 'Speed up human rights', in January 2015 organized the training of gender equality in the media and the use of gender sensitive language for journalists . . . 'Gender sensitization of Montenegrin media — A step forward' project was implemented with the support...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: GIC-LAW-3

"The Law stipulates that an employer cannot refuse to conclude a labour contract with a pregnant woman, or cancel the labour contract due to her pregnancy or if she uses the maternity leave. An employer can also not cancel the labour contract with the parent who works half of the full time due to attending a child with severe development difficulties, a single parent of a child under seven years of age, or a child with severe disability, or with a person using one of the aforementioned rights. An employer cannot cancel the labour contract to an employee during the absence from work due to care for a child or...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: DV-LAW-1

"Since adopting the Law on Protection from Violence in Family, the number of reported cases of violence in family and violence against women has been increasing, which indicates that the Law is implemented in practice, with raised awareness of the importance of reporting. . . . By the end of 2015 the Strategy on Protection from Violence in Family should be adopted" (page 11).
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: MARR-LAW-1

"In the case of criminal act entering into illegal marriage a more serious form is envisaged if another person is forced or threatened to enter into marriage" (page 12). "Amendments to the Criminal Code from 2013 introduced a number of new solutions. In the case of criminal act Concluding a void marriage from the Article 214 a graver form of offence is defined in the case that a person is by force or threat compelled to conclude marriage. In the case of criminal act Extramarital community with a minor from the Article 216 a graver form is supplemented by a qualificatory circumstance when the offence was committed by the use...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ISTD-PRACTICE-1

"In all the health centres at the primary level of health protection, counselling centres have been formed, or support centres for all the users of health protection, including women (counselling for HIV/AIDS, reproductive and sexual health and other centres as prevention and protection of women’s health). Through educational campaigns, the media and enhanced counselling service by public health institutions in Montenegro, full contribution is given to the importance of preventive measures, both for the use of contraceptives in family planning and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS" (page 30). "In March and April 2014, NGO Centre for Roma Initiatives and Women RE Network 'First' organized 12 educational sessions on...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

"The Programme for improving employability of women in rural areas of Montenegro (2013-2016) has been brought as a result of two years’ project 'Strengthening economic and social rights of women in Montenegro', which was implemented by the Department for Gender Equality, with the support of UN Women. The development of the Programme was preceded by the research from 2011, conducted in 13 municipalities and 1020 households, which dealt with the position and the needs of women from rural areas. The Programme defines priority goals, measures and activities that will lead towards greater and more quality economic participation of rural women. The Ministry of Agriculture and rural development has been continuously,...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ATC-DATA-5

"Upon renewing its independence in 2006 and acquiring the membership in the United Nations Montenegro agreed to continue with application of all the UN conventions which had been ratified by the countries which Montenegro was the part of, including the Convention on the Status of Persons without Citizenship from 1954" (page 35). "Particular provisions of ICRMW are not aligned with positive legal regulations which regulate the statutory issues of the residence of foreigners in Montenegro. Ratifying this convention would result in the necessity to change existing regulations, in a way that does not guarantee alignment of national legislation with EU acquis. The Law on Employment and Work of Foreigners, when...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: CLCW-LAW-1

"The Law on Montenegrin Citizenship stipulates that the person who has been married to a Montenegrin citizen for at least three years and has lived in Montenegro legally and continuously for at least five years may acquire Montenegrin citizenship by naturalization if that person has reached 18 years of age; has a guaranteed residence and guaranteed permanent source of income in Montenegro of an amount that enables material and social welfare; has not been irrevocably sentenced in Montenegro or a foreign state to a prison term longer than one year and for a criminal offence prosecuted 'ex officio' or legal consequences of such sentence are cessated, or if the person...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: CWC-DATA-3

"The Directive on the manner of exercising health protection of foreigners ensures that also refugee RE women receive health protection, like all the other citizens of Montenegro. Next to the refugee camps Konik I and Konik II there is an ambulance, even though members of RE population can exercise health protection on all the locations of health institutions" (page 31). "The requests for naturalization into Montenegrin citizenship, submitted by displaced persons are resolved in the legally defined timeframe. So far 1,045 displaced persons were admitted to Montenegrin citizenship through naturalization, and 58 guarantees have been issued to displaced persons, stating that they will acquire Montenegrin citizenship if they bring a...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: CUST-LAW-1

"Children without parental care and children whose development has been hindered due to family circumstances, are provided with the accommodation in Children’s Home “Mladost” in Bijela or other family. Children without parental care who attend school are provided with free textbooks. Children with special needs have the right of placement in an institution of social and child protection or accommodation in another family, care and support, personal disability allowance, and the right to child allowance" (page 32).
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: CUST-LAW-3

"The Law on Social and Child Protection prescribes the protection of discrimination of users based on race, sex, age, nationality, social status, sexual orientation, religion, political, trade union or other appropriation, property owning, culture, language, disability, nature. The Law defines single person, as such: a divorced parent or a parent who finds himself in a situation that the other parent has died or is unknown, and maintains the child, or exercises prolonged parental right, in accordance with the law, until a marriage or common law marriage is established. Bringing the new Law on Social and Child Protection advances the area of material support, and prescribes the possibility of employment of...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: EWCMS-DATA-1

". . . the percentage of women in the Army is 8 per cent, having in mind that certain developed countries have lower percentage, and in the USA the percentage is circa 15 per cent" (page 4).
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-1

"The Committee for Gender Equality of the Parliament of Montenegro, the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights, the Ministry of Defence, the Military, and the NATO Coordination Team continuously organize conferences with the topic of the position of women in armed forces and implementation of Resolution 1325. The publication 'Position of Women in Armed Forces of the Western Balkans' was prepared with the financial support of UNDP and SEESAC, and it was presented at the session of the Committee for Gender Equality in 2014" (page 10).
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

"The Law stipulates that an employer cannot refuse to conclude a labour contract with a pregnant woman, or cancel the labour contract due to her pregnancy or if she uses the maternity leave. An employer can also not cancel the labour contract with the parent who works half of the full time due to attending a child with severe development difficulties, a single parent of a child under seven years of age, or a child with severe disability, or with a person using one of the aforementioned rights. An employer cannot cancel the labour contract to an employee during the absence from work due to care for a child or...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: LRW-LAW-2, LRW-LAW-4, AOM-PRACTICE-1

"Extramarital community with a minor: Article 216: 1) An adult person who lives in an extramarital community with a minor, shall be punished by an imprisonment sentence of three months to three years. 2) A parent, adoptive parent or a guardian who enables a minor to live in an extramarital community with another person or incites him/her into it shall be punished by a penalty referred to in Paragraph 1 of this Article. 3) If an act as of Paragraph 2 of this Article is done by force, threat, or for gain, the perpetrator shall be punished by an imprisonment sentence of six months to five years. 4) If a...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: GP-DATA-3

"As of 2012, the Committee for Gender Equality of the Parliament of Montenegro has been organizing a session on the occasion of the 8th March, International Women’s day, under the name Women Parliament, with the aim to promote women human rights in Montenegro . . . In 2013/2014, the Committee conducted the 'Second survey on the level of knowing and applying the Law on Gender Equality in Montenegrin institutions', which covered 68 institutions and parliamentary parties. In relation to the survey conducted in 2010, the number of respondents who listed one document which regulates gender equality issue rose by 23 per cent, the number of those who listed two documents...more
Aug. 15, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2

"Legal changes from 2014 remove the mobbing from the list of special forms of discrimination, and at the same time the proceeding for protection from mobbing has been defined in the special Law on Prohibition of Harassment at Work" (Coder comment: workplace mobbing is the harassment of an individual by a group of fellow employees - ARR) (page 7). "In 2014 the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights signed a MoU with the Employers’ Union, with the aim of respecting and promoting gender equality in all the areas of entrepreneurship and in employer-employee relations" (page 9). "The Law on Labour stipulates that an employee has the right to appropriate wage,...more