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Press Release: According to the UN CEDAW Committee Slovakia failed to provide adequate protection against discrimination to a woman after parental leave

Published: 11 / 30 / 2016 13:06

The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) adopted its View in a case of discrimination of woman from Slovakia. The affected woman claimed to be discriminated against based on her gender and marital and family status once she had been dismissed from her work place. The UN CEDAW Committee pointed to the insufficient legal protection in cases of discrimination and recommended Slovak Government to provide affected women adequate financial compensation.