Slovenia

Activities related to the 50/50 Campaign

From March 19 to the last days in April 2009, Slovenia The Slovenian Women’s Lobby is organizing a serial of 8 public discussions with women candidates of all parties in the regions. Furthermore, they have published 90.000 copies of the 50/50 Campaign material in the biggest daily Delo and will, in mid May, publish information in Delo on what parliamentary parties promise on gender equality issues and on where they have placed their female candidates.

6 March, Slovenia The Slovenian Women’s Lobby organized together with the help of the Norwegian Royal Embassy in Slovenia a public debate on gender equality and the participation of women in politics. The event took place under the auspice of Mrs. Guro Katharina H.Vikor. To read a more detailed description of the event in English please click here and for further information in Slovenian please click here.

The Slovenian Women’s Lobby used the 50/50 Campaign in the context of the Slovenian General elections which took place in the end of September, and published a press release and sent letters to the future Prime minister and the Presidents of political parties represented in the Parliament. The activities received lots of media coverage, and opened a public discussion on the equal representation of women and men.

Campaign Material in Slovenian

Call for Action SI

Information on women in political decision-making in Slovenia

Institution

Seats

Women

Women %

Lower House

90

11

12,2%

Upper House

39

1

3%

National Government

18

3

17%

European Parliament

7

3

42,3%

Learn about quotas in Slovenia from Quota Database

Contact the EWL national coordination for more information

Women’s Lobby for Slovenia
C/o Ms Kleva Mojca
SL – 1000 Lujbljana
Tel:+386 41 909156
Email: mojcakleva@gmail.com

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