All of this if of course only a small glimpse of what is happening.
The Rainbow Europe 2019 reveals not only a standstill in a significant number of European countries but a visible backslide on laws and policies safeguarding equality and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people.
“My task is to inspire people to be more open.”
The undersigned members of the Equal Rights Coalition (ERC) express profound dismay at the decision of Brunei to fully implement its revised Penal Code.
Violence at schools based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or sex characteristics occurs everywhere in Europe and is acutely underreported.
At the World Bank, we know that social inclusion is not only the right thing but also the economically smart thing to do.
We, ministers and representatives of the member countries of the Equal Rights Coalition, have come together in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on August 5-7, 2018, and pledged to work together to build a world where the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all are respected and where no one is left behind, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.
ERC members urge all governments to end the practice of forced anal exams on individuals based on their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity
There has been an increase in the number of LGBT people applying for asylum in France over the past few years.