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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.

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.

Acceptance of LGBT people and rights has increased around the world

New Global Acceptance Index ranks 141 countries on LGBT acceptance and legal protections and provides a link between inclusion and GDP per capita. 

Protests Over Istanbul Convention Occur Despite Treaty’s Stance Against Gender Based Violence

Conservative organizations in these countries have leveraged both political pressure and public sentiment—in the form of protests—to combat ratification. 

Slovakia: After Bulgaria, Slovakia too fails to ratify the Istanbul Convention

A wave of opposition in Central Europe to so-called “gender ideology” has led Bulgaria on 15 February, and then Slovakia yesterday (22 February) to oppose ratifying the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.

EU top court told same-sex spouses have residence rights

A senior adviser to the European Union's top court has backed a Romanian gay man's right to have his US husband live with him in Romania.

GALE publishes first overview of LGBTI education in Europe

Today GALE published the first full overview of how European States implement the right to education for LGBTI (DESPOGI) students.

Eastern Europe's Transgender Community Fights Stigma, 'Unconscionable' Laws

In order to legally change their gender in Eastern Europe, many trans people are subjected to mandatory sterilization and a mental illness diagnosis.