Country Slovakia
Year 2021
Type of Measure Education > Formal education
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Slovak Republic is implementing continuous primary prevention of violence in education and society through lectures, workshops, seminars, awareness-raising campaigns and other activities aimed at primary prevention. The coordination of educational and training activities is carried out by the Coordination and Methodological Centre for the Prevention of Violence against Women (CMC). In 2021, the CMC continued to implement educational activities designed for pupils of the 1st and 2nd grade of primary schools and secondary schools. The CMC carried out 5 educational activities on the topic of gender equality and equal opportunities for women and men.           

Similarly, the CMC published a methodological prevention mechanism for employers in relation to the prevention of discrimination in the form of sexual harassment at workplace. It consists of 10 principles for helping victims of sexual harassment at workplace. 

Source of Information

The Government of Slovakia's submission for the 2022 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls