A Brief Note On Women And Women 's Rights Violated

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Women In Croatia-Reproductive Rights Violated
The country, Croatia, is where the focused group is located. Croatia is located in southeastern central Europe, and has a population of over four million. Croatia wasn’t considered an independent country until 1991. It was under control by different powers throughout history including “the Hungarians, the Turks, and the Austro-Hungarian Hapsburg dynasty” (“Croats”). Croatia was a part of groupings when having an upper ruling, and this was part of Croatia’s history before becoming an independent country because of the Croats; people that settled in the region that eventually became Croatia. They were part of the nation Yugoslavia which were a monarchy and then a communist country. Another group in the region at the time called the Serbs had most of the power in Yugoslavia. So when the idea to vote for independence from the nation was asked, the majority being the Croats voted yes. This led to Croatia being known as an independent country in 1992.
The group that is of main focus in Croatia is the women living there. The Croats’ beliefs has the dominance of Roman Catholicism, though also other religions are allowed as well. Other religions that are practiced in Croatia are Eastern or Serbian Orthodox, Islam, Judaism, [Buddhism], and Protestantism. (“Croatia”). But even if your chosen religion is not Catholicism, it is a symbol and very important aspect for the entire country. Their customs and culture both tie into religion;…

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