Even so, England has slipped from 14th out of 27 EU countries last year to 16th for female life expectancy - while Slovenia rose from 16th to 12th.
and the Resolution on the National Programme for Equal Opportunities for Women and Men (see below for details on these acts).
The Office for Equal Opportunities is engaged in activities concentrating on following areas: The Republic of Slovenia has been designated a Tier One country by the U.
S Department of State with regards to combatting human trafficking.
Tier One countries fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking in humans as set by the The average length of unemployment for women and men is equal; however women’s earnings average at only 93% of those of men.
After remaining steady for 20 years at around ten litres of pure alcohol per person per year, the UK figure began to rise in 1998, reaching 11.4 litres in 2003.
That was before the introduction of 24-hour drinking laws, which critics say have vastly increased the problem of binge-drinking.
At the top is France, where women can expect to reach 85.
Experts said the difference can be put down to NHS failures to spot cancer and heart disease early enough - as well as the fact that the British diet is worse than in other countries.
The Republic of Slovenia operates under a democratic parliamentary system and joined the European Union on May 1, 2004.