11 recommendations for a fair and equal Europe: Rebuilding our societies after COVID-19
The public health crisis triggered by COVID-19 and the measures taken by governments to tackle it are not neutral. They affect some in Europe more than others, with…
Bank cards should be issued for all accounts, including those held by enforcement debtors
Ombudswoman Lora Vidović initiated an investigation on suspected discrimination after receiving a complaint filed against a commercial bank for not issuing cards for protected accounts, owned by enforcement…
Stigmatization can lead to violations of rights, discrimination and can impair the efforts in containing the pandemic
Living in times of widespread fear from COVID-19, caused by the coronavirus, citizens who are perceived to be infected, or those who indeed are infected, are in an…
Insulting and utterly inappropriate statement by an MP about older persons
As the coronavirus pandemic rages throughout the world, with over one million infected and already taking more than 70,000 lives of people of all ages, Croatian MP Ivan…
Equinet blog: No crisis can undermine the fundamental value of equality
The global coronavirus pandemic is a great test for almost all countries, their institutions, health and economic systems, but it also represents a major challenge for each individual….
No entry without a mask – does this business practice constitute discrimination?
Reports appeared in the media that certain service providers or retailers are requesting their customers to wear protective masks before entering their places of business, with the aim…
Can ownership of a vehicle be a valid employment requirement?
One of the most common reasons why citizens reach out to Ombudswoman Lora Vidović is the possible discrimination they face during employment process or in their work place….
Tena Šimonović Einwalter reelected as Chair of the Executive Board of Equinet
During the Annual General Assembly of the European Network of Equality Bodies (Equinet), held in Bruxelles on October 23rd, the Deputy Ombudswoman Tena Šimonović Einwalter, was reelected for…
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