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.”
Violence at schools based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or sex characteristics occurs everywhere in Europe and is acutely underreported.
Five years after a referendum effectively banned gay marriage in Croatia, conservatives behind the vote will gather in a 5-star Zagreb hotel to mark the anniversary. Gay couples, however, have moved on to a new fight – for the right to foster or adopt children.
At the World Bank, we know that social inclusion is not only the right thing but also the economically smart thing to do.
Transnational anti-gender movements in Europe and Latin America create unlikely alliances
New Global Acceptance Index ranks 141 countries on LGBT acceptance and legal protections and provides a link between inclusion and GDP per capita.
Conservative organizations in these countries have leveraged both political pressure and public sentiment—in the form of protests—to combat ratification.
Thousands of Croat conservatives protested on Saturday against the proposed ratification of a European treaty that describes gender as a “social role,” fearing it could undermine traditional family values in the predominantly Catholic country.
ZAGREB, March 22, 2018 - The government on Thursday adopted an interpretive statement alongside a bill on the ratification of the Istanbul Convention
Once the Istanbul Convention is "cleansed" of contentious stipulations implying gender ideology, the Church will support its ratification
A speech by independent rightwing MP Željko Glasnović on the subject of the Istanbul Convention ratification led to heated exchanges in Parliament on Monday, with a Social Democrat MP earning two reprimands from the chairman.