Documents

Views adopted by the CEDAW Committie in the case of D. S.

Published: 11 / 30 / 2016 12:49
The Committee of the United Nations (CEDAW), with its views from the 7th November 2016, rendered an opinion regarding the violation of the right to employment to a woman after parental leave.

Press release: The UN Human Rights Committee calls on the Slovak Government to establish an independent body to investigate the past practice of forced sterilisation of Roma women

Published: 11 / 10 / 2016 11:51
The UN Human Rights Committee calls on the Slovak Government to acknowledge responsibility for the past practice of forced sterilisation of Roma women and establish an independent body to investigate its full extent. It results from concluding observations the Committee issued after the recent session with the Slovak government representatives in Geneva.

Recommended Principles for the Formation of a Commission of Inquiry into Illegal Sterilization Practices in Slovakia

Published: 11 / 10 / 2016 11:21
This document has been prepared by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Center for Civil and Human Rights in 2003 (Poradna pre občianske a ľudské práva) and sets forth principles for the formation of a commission to examine the practice of forced and coerced sterilization in Slovakia.

Supplementary written comments to the UN Human Rights Committee submitted jointly with partner NGOs

Published: 09 / 26 / 2016 16:33
Together with partner non-governmental organizations Center for Reproductive Rights, Citizen, Democracy and Accountability and Women`s Circles we submitted the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) a joint alternative report, which describes shortcomings in implementation of International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in Slovakia specifically in the area of the protection of women`s reproductive rights.

Written comments to the UN Human Rights Committee

Published: 09 / 20 / 2016 11:46
We submitted the written comments to the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC), which provide information about persisting shortcoming in the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil an Political Rights in relation to Roma ethnic minority in Slovakia.

Press release: European Court of Human Rights condemns Slovakia for failure to investigate a case of police violence against Roma.

Published: 08 / 18 / 2016 11:50
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) delivered a judgement in a case Adam v. Slovakia concerning police violence against Roma teenager that occurred in 2010 at one of the police stations in eastern Slovakia. ECHR ruled that Slovak authorities had failed to adequately investigate the alleged violence.

Annual Report 2014 - 2015

Published: 07 / 08 / 2016 09:50

Press release: The Slovak court ordered a bar owner to pay compensation for discrimination

Published: 06 / 29 / 2016 11:53
On 28 June 2016 the Regional Court in Košice, Slovakia, has decided a case of Roma customers who faced discrimination based on their ethnic origin in a local bar in a small town Spišské Vlachy in Eastern Slovakia. The court ordered a bar owner to pay the discriminated Roma a financial compensation in amount of 300 Eur each and pay legal costs.

Press release: UN CRC calls on the Slovak government to comply with its human rights obligations on children’s rights

Published: 06 / 27 / 2016 08:04
The European Roma Rights Centre together with the Center for Civil and Human Rights (Poradňa pre občianske a ľudské práva) welcome the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child issued recently after its session on Slovakia.

Press release: In the court proceeding against segregation of Roma children at the primary school Stará Ľubovňa - Podsadek a witness has testified

Published: 06 / 15 / 2016 13:47
On 14 June 2016 a court proceeding continued against the state represented by the Ministry of Education and the city of Stará Ľubovňa for segregation of Roma children at the primary school in Stará Ľubovňa - Podsadek.