DIKE – Empowerment of LGBT Persons and NGOs for the Elimination of Systemic and Structural Discrimination of LGB People, Enhancement of Active Citizenship, Rule of Law, Democracy and Social Justice

The project sets up a sustainable system of empowerment of vulnerable and marginalized groups for effective elimination of systemic and structural discrimination of LGB persons, enhancement of active citizenship, rule of law, democracy and social justice through legal means. One of the project activities is the analysis of legal framework that is dealing or should be dealing with the situation of same-sex couples in Slovenia. Neža Kogovšek Šalamon is a member of the legal team that is working on the analysis, she is responsible for civil law and administrative law sections. The project leader at the Peace institute is Roman Kuhar who is also coordinating the sociological research.

Project leaders: Mitja Blažič and Roman Kuhar
Project coworkers: Boštjan Vernik Šetinc, Tilen Štajnpihler, Barbara Rajgelj and Neža Kogovšek Šalamon.



Barbara Rajgelj, Neža Kogovšek Šalamon, Mojca Zadravec, Iztok Štefanec, Nada Perčič: Legal Position of Same-Sex Partnerships and Parenthood in Slovenia (Pravni položaj istospolnih partnerstev in starševstva v Sloveniji), The Open Institute, 2015 (in Slovenian).


  • Legebitra
  • The Open Institute
  • Faculty of Pedagogy
  • Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities


Norway grants