The project aimed at enhancing the system of protection from discrimination in Croatia through training of relevant stakeholders, awareness raising activities and research. Furthermore, it aimed at establishing and maintaining system of (in)equality data collection in Croatia, but also exchanging of good practices in the field of data collection among CSOs, institutions and academia in Europe. Thus, the project had the following objectives:
Objective 1 was to raise the quality of implementation of antidiscrimination legislation through raising the level of knowledge of most important stakeholders – judges, state attorneys and human rights lawyers, in this field.
Objective 2 was to raise the quality of antidiscrimination policies through systematic data collection and enhancement of Civil Society Organisations’ research and monitoring of implementation of antidiscrimination policies.
Objective 3 was to decrease the level of discriminatory behaviour by raising level of awareness of general public about consequences and prohibition of discrimination and to increase awareness and knowledge of disadvantaged groups of their legal possibilities of protection against discrimination.
The project included the following workstreams:
- Education of lawyers, judges and state attorneys on hate speech, hate crime and antidiscrimination legislation
- Research on the causes of discrimination and system of protection from discrimination
- Awareness raising campaign on discrimination
- Exchange of good practices in equality data collection
- Development of equality data collection system
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