• Opposite sex couples may marry on Saturdays in Ljubljana Castle, while same-sex couples may register on a weekday in some office in Mačkova street. This resembles the American racist policy which kept the whites in the front and the black in the back of the bus.
    Roman Kuhar on discrimination
  • For Slovenia, it's important to ratify the 1961 UN Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness. After all, in the past Slovenia as part of Yugoslavia as well as after declaring independence in 1991 contributed to statelessness with its then normative citizenship framework.
    Neža Kogovšek Šalamon on statelessness
  • Neoliberalism sees economic growth and technological innovations as the only means of social progress. It overlooks that in last century important social innovations were inspired by civil society movements for equality like feminism, antiracism, fight for human rights, movements for the rights of gays and lesbians and people with disabilities.
    Majda Hrženjak on the progressiveness of equality
  • The complex phenomena of nationalism and racism necessitate, alongside their historical, socio-economic and geographical characteristics, analysing also their intertwining and interdependence in the present.
    Veronika Bajt on contemporary nationalism and racism
  • Patriarchal power relations, victimisation and criminalisation is in prostitution maintained by the fact that prostitutes constitute a hidden social group and that legal policies are not based on their needs and interests.
    Iztok Šori on prostitution
  • In order to achieve a more even and equitable distribution of goods, capital, or food, development policies and strategies are not enough. It is necessary to ensure policy coherence in all areas that have any influence on the development field or the development of "developing countries".
    Maja Ladić on development policies
  • If we want to change the existing inequalities between genders, gender equality must include all, women and men, by addressing different needs and specific situations of individuals.
    Živa Humer on gender equality
  • Politics of emancipation exists only in the processes of proclaiming, declaring and performing that appear as active thought-practice which is at the same time and without mediation stated and implemented by its protagonist activist, militant and is a result of a universal thought, where all differences disintegrate or become completely irrelevant.
    Lana Zdravković on politics of emancipation
  • The research work today is far from being dedicated to the issue of truth, it rather became an autopoietic function – of research itself.
    Vlasta Jalušić at the Round table of Free university about academic (in)equalityvideo
  • The state must provide redress for all victims of erasure, regardless of their status in Slovenia – they were all erased illegally and their rights were violated.
    Katarina Vučko on remedying the violations of human rights of the erased persons of Slovenia

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The best response to hate speech is – speech

In January 2015, in the framework of the “Responding to Hate Speech – Activation of an Independent Conjunctive Body (ACT)” initiative, an Anti-Hate Speech Council commenced with its activites. More information

Public statements | 24/4/2015

The EU should take responsibility and immediately act to prevent further massive dying in the Mediterranean

The death of 800 persons as well as thousands other deaths before that are a horrific reminder that the European Union, its leaders and institutions, have not done their job.
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