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May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"The Committee, however, notes with concern...The limited access to comprehensive disaggregated data on complaints, investigations, prosecutions and convictions in cases of violence against women, including domestic and sexual violence" (6).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"The Committee welcomes the amendment to the Penal Code to include provisions on trafficking in persons and the exploitation of victims of trafficking for prostitution and increase the sentences for such offences. It notes with appreciation the adoption and implementation of action plans developed by the Inter-ministerial Working Group for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, in addition to the education and training activities of the State party and non-governmental organizations targeting the judiciary and law enforcement personnel, border police officers and social workers" (7). "The Committee is, however, concerned about...The absence of a comprehensive gender-sensitive law on trafficking in persons" (7).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LO-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is, however, concerned about...the low percentage of female entrepreneurs compared with male entrepreneurs" (10).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ADCM-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee notes that 71 per cent of maintenance recipients are single mothers" (14). "The Committee is concerned that the State party does not ensure effective enforcement proceedings in case of unpaid maintenance obligations, thus disproportionately affecting single mothers" (14).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LO-DATA-3

"[The Committee] is, however, concerned that only 27.3 per cent of family farms are run by women, as a result of traditional and social patterns by which husbands predominate as registered owners of farms" (12).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is, however, concerned about...The low rates of prosecution and conviction in cases of trafficking, the high number of reported victims notwithstanding" (7). "The Committee is, however, concerned about…(e) The lack of systematically organized rehabilitation and reintegration measures, including access to counselling, medical treatment, psychological support and redress, including compensation, for victims of trafficking, in particular for non-Slovenian nationals and non-Europeans who are excluded from existing compensation schemes; (f) The lack of alternative income opportunities for women and girls wishing to leave prostitution" (7).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: DV-LAW-2

"The Committee, however, notes with concern...the lenient sentences imposed by courts on perpetrators of acts of domestic violence" (6).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: CUST-LAW-1

"The Committee welcomes the progress achieved since the consideration in 2008 of the State party's fourth periodic report in undertaking legislative reforms, in particular the adoption of the following legislation…Amendment to the Parental Protection and Family Benefits Act, in 2014, to introduce measures that more equally distribute parental protection and childcare between both parents" (1-2).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1, LBHO-LAW-2, LBHO-DATA-1

"The Committee acknowledges the successful implementation of mandatory quotas for national, local and European elections, which resulted in a significant increase in the representation of Slovenian women in the national parliament (35.6 per cent), local councils (31.8 per cent) and the European Parliament (50 per cent)" (8).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: CWC-DATA-3

"The Committee notes that a number of refugees and asylum seekers have recently entered the State party and that priority has been given to the provision of shelters and basic services. The Committee is concerned, however, that the shelters are overcrowded and do not provide adequate medical care, sanitary conditions, psychological support and legal counselling, in particular for women and girls, who are affected disproportionately by the situation" (12).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee welcomes the State party's efforts to improve its institutional and policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption of the following...National action plan for the implementation of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on women and peace and security, in 2010" (2).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the State party's efforts to improve its institutional and policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption of the following...Development strategy for gynaecology and obstetrics, in 2013" (2). "The Committee notes that special programmes have been developed to promote and protect the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women. It acknowledges that mandatory education on sexual and reproductive health and rights in primary and secondary schools and awareness-raising activities have played an important role in decreasing the adolescent abortion and teenage pregnancy rates. The Committee is concerned, however, that cuts in the health budget and...more
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the progress achieved since the consideration in 2008 of the State party's fourth periodic report...in undertaking legislative reforms, in particular the adoption of the following legislation...Rules on cooperation between the police and other authorities in the detection and prevention of domestic violence, in 2010, to regulate the conduct of the police when treating domestic violence" (2). "The Committee notes with appreciation the various education and training courses for the judiciary, law enforcement officials, teaching staff and social workers to improve the capacity of the professionals responsible for the prevention of violence and to increase their gender sensitivity in dealing with women who are victims of violence" (5-6)....more
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-3

"It welcomes the possibility for victims of trafficking to obtain temporary residence permits" (7). "The Committee is, however, concerned about...The lack of adequate mechanisms to identify and refer victims of trafficking in need of protection" (7).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: WAM-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the various educational, awareness-raising and training measures taken to eliminate discriminatory stereotypes and encourage equal sharing between women and men of household duties and parenting responsibilities, including the 'Daddy, get active!' media campaign and the 'We are all active' project, which promotes the reconciliation of work and family life" (5).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2

"The Committee, however, notes with concern...The fact that the network of shelters and crisis centres does not cover the entire territory of the State party and that free counselling and assistance are not accessible to all women who are victims of violence, such as Roma women, migrant women, women with disabilities and older women" (6).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ASR-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is, however, concerned about: (a) The persistent segregation of fields of study at the tertiary level, with women being concentrated in traditionally female-dominated areas and underrepresented in the fields of mathematics, informatics, natural science and technology" (9-10).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee welcomes the criminalization of child and/or forced marriage. It is concerned, however, about the inadequate response by the State party with respect to the prevention, prosecution and punishment of such offences, especially among the Roma population, and about the allegedly lenient approach of the social work centres in enforcing the prohibition. The Committee is also concerned about the inappropriate redress mechanisms available for victims of child and/or forced marriage, as well as the lack of data on the extent of that phenomenon" (13).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"The Committee is, however, concerned about...The occupational segregation in the labour market, in particular in human sciences, health, social work and education, where women are overrepresented, and in the mining, quarrying and construction industries, where they are underrepresented" (10).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

"The Committee is, however, concerned about...The limited access to data on victims of trafficking, disaggregated by sex, age and nationality" (7).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"It notes with appreciation that parity has been achieved in the Cabinet. The Committee is concerned, however, about the persistent and very low percentage of women in the National Council, among mayors, in management positions and on supervisory boards of companies" (8).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-1

"It notes the relatively low gender wage gap in the State party (3.2 per cent)" (10). "The Committee is, however, concerned about...The significant wage gap in traditionally female-dominated sectors, such as human health and social work activities (25.1 per cent) or financial and insurances activities (24.8 per cent), and the limited access by women to skilled and better-paid jobs" (10).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

"The Committee notes that 71 per cent of maintenance recipients are single mothers, who constitute 84 per cent of all single-parent families" (14).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-4, MULV-DATA-1

"The Committee is, however, concerned about...The excessive use of consecutive short-term employment contracts for, in particular, younger female workers, which undermines their job security in case of pregnancy" (10).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: DLB-DATA-1

"The Committee is, however, concerned about...The unequal division of household tasks between women and men, with women continuing to perform a larger share of domestic work, even when working full-time" (10).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: SMES-DATA-2

"The Committee is concerned that austerity measures, in particular the reduction in child allowances and pension benefits, have had a disproportionate effect on women, given that they are the main recipients of the social services provided by the welfare State. It is also concerned that low levels of social benefits and very strict eligibility criteria result in a situation in which many women living in poverty, in particular single mothers, older women and those without previous employment, are excluded from social protection" (12).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

"The Committee is, however, concerned about: (a) The disproportionately high unemployment rate among women, in particular young and highly educated women" (10).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: GIC-LAW-1, GIC-LAW-3

"It notes the relatively low gender wage gap in the State party (3.2 per cent) and the efforts to better reconcile work and family life and encourage shared parental responsibilities, including by instituting special forms of part-time work for mothers and fathers with children up to a certain age, introducing fully paid paternity leave and providing affordable high-quality childcare facilities" (10).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-3

"It also notes with concern that women in politics are often targets of ridicule and harassment because of their gender and are faced with negative cultural attitudes and gender stereotypes on the part of political parties, the media and voters" (8).
May 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: MARR-LAW-1

"The Committee welcomes the criminalization of child and/or forced marriage" (13).