Are there problems with ethnic, race/racial minorities or religious prejudices? Gender equality?

Slovenia tends to be xenophobic and very suspicious of outsiders. Transiting Brussels airport for the first time going back to the States was rather jarring as I hadn't realized what a homogeneous society I had been living in. Our 12-year old daughter was wolf-whistled by an old man who didn't seem to think he'd done anything wrong, even after being confronted by my husband. This scarred her for a very long time. So yes, there are gender issues. - May 2016


Many Slovene don't like people from Balkans, Arabs and people with dark skin. Though many Muslims (e.g. from Bosnia) are living there, there are no mosques. - Jul 2014


A few Slovenians might have prejudice against Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims) and Serbs. Slovenes are not very religious. Women here are very free, like any other western country. - Aug 2011


The Roma community in Slovenia is not looked upon fondly by the locals. - Jun 2011


Not that I have heard of. Although they generally don't seem to talk positively about people from other ex-Yugoslav countries. - Mar 2011


I haven't heard of any. - Jun 2010


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