Did you know?

The first woman to head the Ministry of Defense in independent Montenegro was Milica Pejanovic Djurisic in 2012.

64% of employees in Montenegrin institutions believe that the issue of gender equality is unjustifiably forced.

Montenegro had its first candidate for President of Montenegro (Draginja Vuksanovic) only in 2018 or 77 years after the right to vote for women was confirmed in 1941 by the Supreme Headquarters of the National Liberation War.

57% of citizens believe that gender equality is impossible due to biological differences between men and women.

More than half of citizens believe that men are more capable managers and political leaders, and that they should take leadership positions.

The functions of the President of the State and the Prime Minister are still predominantly considered male.

Most citizens find it easier for men to advance in politics.

70% of women do not discuss political topics with their friends.

54% of Montenegrin citizens do not know any woman politician in the world about whom they have a very favorable opinion.

If we continue at this pace, it will take us 95 years to close the gender gap in politics.

None of the current political parties is seen as committed to women's issues.

Citizens believe that a woman's role is predominantly related to the family.

Half of the employees in the institutions believe that feminism and the feminist movement have done more harm to women than they have contributed to improving their position.

Over half of the citizens believe that men in Montenegro have greater rights.

No sanction has ever been imposed for non-compliance with the Law on Gender Equality since its enactment until today.