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.
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.
The undersigned members of the Equal Rights Coalition (ERC) express profound dismay at the decision of Brunei to fully implement its revised Penal Code.
Small countries of the WHO European Region exchange ideas and experiences of equity, sustainable development
“It was important that member states today were clear that this is unacceptable. As regrettable as it is, that this means that Council Conclusions could not be adopted, the EU cannot be taken hostage by 2 countries and be forced to dismantle agreed non-discrimination standards.” commented ILGA-Europe’s Advocacy Director Katrin Hugendubel.
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.
Transnational anti-gender movements in Europe and Latin America create unlikely alliances
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
New Global Acceptance Index ranks 141 countries on LGBT acceptance and legal protections and provides a link between inclusion and GDP per capita.
A short history of transnational exchange in the region, from the movements of 77 to EU membership.
Even countries whose governments oppose same-sex marriage must recognise rights, according to advocate general