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Defending women’s rights in the Czech Republic

Year of granting the aid: 2014
Realisation date: 01.07.2014 – 30.04.2016
Amount: 7 214 564 CZK
Organization: Česká ženská lobby, o.s.

The aim of the project is to enhance equal opportunities of women and men on institutional level, in the labour market, in family and also in society. We will carry out following steps in order to achieve the goal:

  • enforce adoption of at least 2 legislative measures in the field of equal opportunities, based upon analysis and monitoring of activities of the government and the Parliament
  • set up a Gender experts`chamber, which will serve as a platform for cooperation with the government and as an advisory body in the field of equal opportunities
  • enforce a ratification of at least 1 international treaty in the field of equal opportunities and women’s rights , which has not been adopted yet
  • enforce adoption of legislation improving reproductive rights of women and legal status of birth assistants
  • increase awareness of both parents, birth assistants and doctors in the field of legislation by organising campaigns, conferences and publishing manuals
  • increase media coverage on equal opportunities by organising campaigns, happenings and second Women’s Congress
  • build new partnerships between different stakeholders in the field of equal opportunities