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Society at a Glance 2019

This report, the ninth edition of the biennial OECD overview of social indicators, addresses the growing demand for quantitative evidence on social well-being and its trends.

Rainbow Europe 2019

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.

Risk of HIV transmission through condomless sex in serodifferent gay couples

Risk of HIV transmission through condomless sex in serodifferent gay couples with the HIV-positive partner taking suppressive antiretroviral therapy (PARTNER): final results of a multicentre, prospective, observational study

UNAIDS welcomes additional evidence that effective antiretroviral therapy stops transmission of HIV

Results from a large-scale European study among serodiscordant gay couples show that adherence to effective treatment prevents transmission of HIV

Security Council Adopts Resolution Calling upon Belligerents Worldwide to Adopt Concrete Commitments on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict

Members Pass Resolution 2467 (2019) by 13 Votes in Favour, None against, as China, Russian Federation Abstain

Statement by Equal Rights Coalition on the situation in Brunei

The undersigned members of the Equal Rights Coalition (ERC) express profound dismay at the decision of Brunei to fully implement its revised Penal Code. 

European Court of Human Rights: Gestational surrogacy

Request for an advisory opinion under Protocol No. 16 to the Convention On 16 October 2018 the Court received a request for an advisory opinion on the question of surrogacy from the French Court of Cassation. The Panel of the Grand Chamber having accepted the request on 3 December 2018, a Grand Chamber was constituted in order to consider it.

OSCE Cites Torture, Executions Among 'Grave' Rights Violations In Chechnya

Authorities in Russia's Chechnya region have committed torture, enforced disappearances, extrajudicial executions, and other “very serious” human rights violations and abuses, an expert report has concluded.

New Report Calls on Europe to Counter Sexual Orientation-Based Violence in Schools

Violence at schools based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or sex characteristics occurs everywhere in Europe and is acutely underreported.