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June 25, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The law provides for up to 10 years’ imprisonment for aggravated and grievous bodily harm. Violence against women, including spousal abuse, was generally underreported. When police received reports of spousal abuse or violence, they generally intervened and prosecuted offenders. SOS Helpline estimated 25 percent of women were victims of domestic violence at some point during their lives. SOS Helpline and the NGO Kljuc provided support hotlines, and SOS Helpline reported calls and e-mail queries. There was a network of maternity homes, safe houses, and shelters for women and children who were victims of violence. The total capacity of this network was 424 beds--274 in safe houses and 150 in maternity...more
June 25, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: CONST-LAW-1

"The constitution and law prohibit discrimination based on national origin, race, sex, language, religion, political or other conviction, material standing, birth, education, social status, disability, or any other personal circumstance. All are equal before the law. The government usually enforced these prohibitions effectively" (Pg 11).
June 25, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1, ERBG-DATA-1

"The law provides the same legal status and rights for women and men, including under family, labor, property, nationality, and inheritance laws. The law stipulates equal pay for men and women and provides for equal access to credit, pay, owning or managing a business, education, and housing. Despite legal provisions for equal pay, inequities still exist (see section 7.d.)" (Pg 12). "The law establishes a general framework for equal treatment and prohibits discrimination with respect to employment or occupation on the basis of race or ethnic origin, sex, color, religion, age, citizenship, disability, or sexual orientation. The government effectively enforced these laws. Women’s earnings were 68 percent those of men;...more
June 25, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1, LRW-PRACTICE-2, LRW-DATA-1, LRCM-PRACTICE-1, LRCM-LAW-1, LRCM-LAW-2, DV-LAW-1

"Rape, including spousal rape and domestic violence are illegal. The penalty for rape is one to 10 years in prison. SOS Helpline, an NGO that provided anonymous emergency counseling and services to victims of domestic violence, estimated that one in seven women was raped during her lifetime. Victims rarely reported spousal rape to authorities. Police actively investigated accusations of rape and prosecuted offenders. There were 18 reported rapes and 23 other reported acts of sexual violence in the first half of the year. SOS Helpline estimated only a small percentage of rape victims sought assistance or counseling due to concerns about the impact on themselves and their children" (Pg 11).more
June 25, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"The law establishes a general framework for equal treatment and prohibits discrimination with respect to employment or occupation on the basis of race or ethnic origin, sex, color, religion, age, citizenship, disability, or sexual orientation. The government effectively enforced these laws. Women’s earnings were 68 percent those of men; in comparable positions, women’s earning were 97 percent those of men. The law specifically prohibits discrimination based on language or HIV-positive status; the ECRI noted the list of protected classes was nonexhaustive" (Pg 18).
June 25, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1, AOM-PRACTICE-1, AOM-LAW-1

"The minimum age for marriage is 18. Centers for social service can approve marriage of a person under the age of 18, together with the approval of parents or legal guardians. Child marriage occurred within the Romani community, but it was not a widespread problem" (Pg 13).
June 25, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2, IIP-LAW-2

"Sexual harassment is a criminal offense carrying a penalty of up to eight years’ imprisonment. By the end of the year, five criminal investigations of sexual harassment resulted in convictions. Observers believed incidents of sexual harassment were underreported" (Pg 12).
June 25, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1, LO-LAW-1

"The law provides the same legal status and rights for women and men, including under family, labor, property, nationality, and inheritance laws. The law stipulates equal pay for men and women and provides for equal access to credit, pay, owning or managing a business, education, and housing. Despite legal provisions for equal pay, inequities still exist (see section 7.d.)" (Pg 12).
June 25, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The law provides for up to 10 years’ imprisonment for aggravated and grievous bodily harm. Violence against women, including spousal abuse, was generally underreported. When police received reports of spousal abuse or violence, they generally intervened and prosecuted offenders. SOS Helpline estimated 25 percent of women were victims of domestic violence at some point during their lives. SOS Helpline and the NGO Kljuc provided support hotlines, and SOS Helpline reported calls and e-mail queries" (Pg 11-12).
June 25, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, LRW-LAW-2

"Rape, including spousal rape and domestic violence are illegal. The penalty for rape is one to 10 years in prison. SOS Helpline, an NGO that provided anonymous emergency counseling and services to victims of domestic violence, estimated that one in seven women was raped during her lifetime. Victims rarely reported spousal rape to authorities. Police actively investigated accusations of rape and prosecuted offenders. There were 18 reported rapes and 23 other reported acts of sexual violence in the first half of the year. SOS Helpline estimated only a small percentage of rape victims sought assistance or counseling due to concerns about the impact on themselves and their children" (Pg 11)....more
June 25, 2019, 7:34 a.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: CWC-DATA-4

"There were few formal complaints of discrimination, although there were some reports of employment discrimination on the basis of gender, age, and with respect to migrant workers. Some discrimination occurred against Roma, and there were cases of employers not meeting the standards set by the labor laws regarding benefits and procedures for termination of employment" (Pg 18).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"As of mid-September, authorities had received reports of 99 criminal acts of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 15" (p. 13).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"As of mid-September, authorities had received reports of 99 criminal acts of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 15 and investigated 76 cases of child sexual exploitation involving pornographic photographs and videos disseminated on the Internet, compared with 77 such investigations in all of 2016" (p. 13).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1

"The law sets the minimum age of consent for sexual relations at 15" (p. 13).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1, DV-PRACTICE-2

"There were 10 crisis centers for youth, with a combined capacity to accommodate 86 children. The government allowed children to stay at these centers until they reached the age of 21, if they were still in school" (p. 13)
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: AOM-LAW-1

"The minimum age for marriage is 18. Centers for social service can approve marriage of a person under the age of 18, together with the approval of parents or legal guardians" (p. 13).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2, LRCM-PRACTICE-2, DV-PRACTICE-2

"There was a network of maternity homes, safe houses, and shelters for women and children who were victims of violence. The total capacity of this network was 450 beds. The police academy offered annual training on domestic violence" (p. 12).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: CLCC-LAW-1

"Citizenship is derived from the parents with certain limitations. A child is granted citizenship at birth, provided that, at the time of birth, the child’s mother and father were citizens, one of the child’s parents was a citizen and the child was born on the territory of the country, or one of the child’s parents was a citizen while the other parent was unknown or of unknown citizenship and the child was born in a foreign country" (p. 12).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LRW-LAW-2

"Sexual violence is a criminal offense carrying a penalty from six months’ to eight years’ imprisonment. The penalty for rape is one to 10 years in prison" (p. 11).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, LRCM-LAW-2, DV-LAW-1

"Rape, including spousal rape and domestic violence, is illegal" (p. 11).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: FSCB-PRACTICE-1

"There were no reports of coerced abortion, involuntary sterilization, or other coercive population control methods" (p. 12).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: MURDER-LAW-1

"The law provides from six months’ to 10 years’ imprisonment for aggravated and grievous bodily harm" (p. 12).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: PRN-LAW-1

"The law penalizes the possession, sale, purchase, or propagation of child pornography, and the government enforced the law effectively. The penalty for violations ranged from six months to eight years in prison" (p. 13).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"Five of the nine candidates in the October 22 presidential election were women, and the cabinet included eight women ministers" (p. 10).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-2, IIP-LAW-2

"Sexual harassment is a criminal offense carrying a penalty of up to three years’ imprisonment. The law prohibits sexual harassment, psychological violence, mistreatment, or unequal treatment in the workplace that causes 'another employee’s humiliation or fear'" (p. 12).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"Women’s earnings were 68 percent those of men; in comparable positions women’s earnings were 97 percent those of men" (p. 18).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"There were 900 cases of domestic violence and 369 cases of parental negligence and child abuse" (p. 13).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: AOM-PRACTICE-1

"Child marriage occurred within the Romani community but was not a widespread problem" (p. 13).
May 29, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"There were 29 reported rapes, one attempted rape, and 23 other reported acts of sexual violence in the first eight months of the year" (p. 12).
May 15, 2019, 6:51 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, East Timor, Egypt, Eritrea, Fiji, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Laos, Lesotho, Macedonia, Maldives, Mali, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Taiwan, Ukraine
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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