EIGE stakeholders in Montenegro

Ministry of Justice, Human and Minority Rights

Statistical Office of Montenegro

Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro

Gender Equality Index

Montenegro published their first Gender Equality Index in 2019 and scored 55 points. The highest score was in the domain of health (86.9), while the lowest score was in the domain of power (35.1).

In 2023, Montenegro released the scores of their second Gender Equality Index. It shows an increase of 4.3 points (59.3) compared to 2019. More positive changes can be observed in the domains of power (+9.0) and work (+5.5), while it decreased in the domain of knowledge (-1.7).

The Index for Montenegro 2023 is 9.3 points lower than the EU-27 average (68.6 in 2022). Across the index domains, it shows the biggest gap in the domain of money (20.7 points behind EU-27), and the smallest gap in the domain of health (0.8 points behind EU-27). The full report with situation analysis is expected later in the year.

Gender Equality Index for Montenegro 2023 (factsheet)

Gender Equality Index Montenegro 2019

Indeks rodne ravnopravnosti za Crnu Goru 2019

Examples of gender equality initiatives from Montenegro

Women’s Political Network (WPN) Montenegro

Implementing principles of gender equality at local level