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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.

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. 

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2019

International Women’s Day has been celebrated for nearly 90 years and has become a focal point in the global movement for women’s rights. This day allows us to reflect on how far we have come in our fight for gender equality, but also on how far we have yet to go.

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.

Russia: US-inclusive coalition to probe alleged anti-gay Chechnya abuses

A coalition of international partners, including the United States, announced Thursday plans to investigate alleged anti-gay abuses in Chechnya that have sparked worldwide condemnation.

Human Rights in Chechnya: 16 OSCE Countries Invoke Moscow Mechanism

We believe that the reported violations and abuses reflect a particularly serious threat to the fulfilment of the provisions of the OSCE human dimension.

Europe: It’s time to end discrimination against rainbow families

Declaring it “crucial and urgent” that European States overcome the discrimination experienced by both adults and children in rainbow families, PACE has called for the elimination of all unjustified differences in treatment in the field of private and family life based on grounds of sexual orientation.

Joint Communiqué of the Equal Rights Coalition Global Conference 2018

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.