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Discrimination on the grounds of race, ethnic origin and/or religion is prohibited in all the areas provided for by the EU Directives?

Key Area:
Anti-discrimination Legislation & Implementation
09/11/2011 - 23:18
Short Answer

Yes. The Act Implementing the Principle of Equal Treatment includes a prohibition of discrimination in all areas defined by EU directives.

Qualitative Info

According to Article 2 of the Act Implementing the Principle of Equal Treatment discriminatory acts shall be prohibited in every area of social life, and in particular in relation to:


• conditions for access to employment, to self-employment and to occupation, including selection criteria and recruitment conditions, whatever the branch of activity and at all levels of the professional hierarchy, including promotion;
• access to all types and to all levels of career orientation, vocational and professional education and training, advanced vocational training and retraining, including practical work experience;
• employment and working conditions, including dismissals and pay;
• membership of and involvement in an organization of workers or employers, or any organization whose members carry on a particular profession, including the benefits provided for by such organizations;
• social protection, including social security and healthcare;
• social advantages;
• education;
• access to and supply of goods and services which are available to the public, including housing.



Zakon o uresničevanju načela enakega obravnavanja – Uradno prečiščeno besedilo [Act Implementing the Principle of Equal Treatment – Official Consolidated Version], Official Journal of the Republic of Slovenia, No. 93/2007.

Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees, Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Religious minorities, Linguistic minorities, Majority, Asylum seekers, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, Persons with disability
Type (R/D) Extremism - organised Racist Violence, Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Afrophobia, Arabophobia, Anti-roma/zinghanophobia, Religious intolerance, Inter-ethnic, Intra-ethnic, Nationalism, Homophobia, On grounds of disability, On grounds of other belief
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Policing - law enforcement, Employment - labour market, Housing, Health and social protection, Education, Culture, Media, Internet, Sport, Political discourse -parties - orgs, Political participation, Anti-discrimination, Anti-racism, Integration - social cohesion, Daily life, Religion
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