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LGBTI Rights in Croatia


ADDED ON: 02/24/2020

Torched Effigy of Gay Couple Causes Outrage in Croatia

The Croatian President, government ministers, LGBT rights groups and the Ombudsperson on Monday all condemned the burning of an effigy of a kissing same-sex couple and their child at a Dalmatian carnival,…

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ADDED ON: 02/02/2020

Croatia Gay Couple Foster Care Application Rejected: Court Decision Ignored

The Social Welfare Center in Zagreb again rejected the foster care application submitted by Ivo Šegota and Mladen Kožić, who are life partners in Croatia. By doing so, they have completely disregarded…

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ADDED ON: 01/06/2020

ANOTHER HISTORIC MOMENT FOR CROATIA’S GAY COMMUNITY

After years of fighting to foster or to adopt children in Croatia, Ivo Šegota and Mladen Kožić won the long-lasting legal battle against the state. The Zagreb-based Administrative Court ruled last month…

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ADDED ON: 12/23/2019

Croatia Court Rules Same-sex Couple Can Foster Children

In what campaigners call a “historic decision” for LGBT rights in Croatia, the Zagreb Administrative Court on Thursday ruled that a same-sex couple, Ivo Segota and Mladen Kozic, have the right to…

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ADDED ON: 04/02/2019

Letter to Prime Minister Plenković on Balkans Trans and Intersex Pride March

We write to urge you to provide appropriate security and protection to ensure the rights to freedom of assembly and expression are protected during the March 30, 2019 Balkans Trans and Intersex…

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ADDED ON: 03/25/2019

No Significant Progress in Gender Equality in Croatia

ZAGREB, March 23, 2019 - Some of the gender equality indicators in Croatia, such as the number of boys and girls enrolled in primary and secondary schools, continue to be good, however,…

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ADDED ON: 12/08/2018

LGBT Activists Question Constitutionality of New Foster Care Law

The civil society association called "Rainbow Families", which brings together LGBT activists, will ask the Constitutional Court to assess if the new foster care law was in line with the Constitution, saying that…

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ADDED ON: 11/23/2018

Activists Want Same-Sex Couples to Be Considered for LGBTI Foster Parenting

The civil society association called "Rainbow Families", which brings together LGBTIQ activists, called on Tuesday on member of the Croatian parliament to amend the final foster care bill so as to enable…

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ADDED ON: 05/18/2018

Croatia: Foreign Embassies Call for Respecting LGBTI Rights

IDAHOT is aimed at raising awareness of LGBTI rights and violations and in stimulating interest in LGBT rights work worldwide. This year's global theme is "Alliance for Solidarity," focusing on the need…

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ADDED ON: 02/21/2018

Support for LGBTI Children’s Book in Croatia Skyrockets Following Public Book Burning

Donations for a second printing of “My Rainbow Family” poured in after homophobes burned the book in effigy. In January, the LGBT family advocacy group Rainbow Families Croatia announced plans to distribute…

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