Slovakia -Gender gap narrows according to an official report -July 1, 2012

Although a gender salary gap persists in Slovakia at about 20%, the gap has decreased by one-fifth in the past five years, states a document drafted by the Labour Ministry and approved by the government on 27 June. The report states that women make up 80% of the people employed in health care, social work and education. However, when it comes to the private sector, where salaries are higher, women represent only 42% of all employees.

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