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15 Mar

Serbian Prime Minister has done nothing to protect herself from discrimination

Author: Jovanka Todorović, Gayten LGBT

Belgrade, 14 March 2019 - News that the two women became mothers of a boy, polarized the general public in Serbia. What are the questions being open in time with this joyful news? 

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The Effect of EU Integration Process on Human Rights of LGBT People in Slovenia, Croatia and Montenegro

In December of 2014 at the Conference The Effect of EU Integration Process on Human Rights of LGBT People, which was organised in Banja Luka, LGBT activists from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro have discussed the advancement of human rights of LGBT people in the context of EU integration process. This process has a great influence on all the countries of the region.

The LGBT Community in Turkey: Discrimination, Violence, and the Struggle for Equality

This Article analyzes the social and legal traditions that hinder Turkey’s movement towards equality and respect for human rights and suggests reforms necessary to protect all Turkish citizens, including members of the LGBT community.
These include:
(1) revision of Article 10 of the Constitution to provide express protections based on the categories of sexual orientation and gender identity;
(2) revision of the Penal Code to include sanctions for hate crimes and “honor killings”;

Social Acceptance of LGBT People and and Legal Inclusion of Sexual Minorities

Based on data from 133 countries from 1990 to 2014 this report from the Williams Institute examines whether there is a connection between the level of acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and the level of inclusiveness of a country's law.

Ravnopravnost u praksi - PRIMENA ANTIDISKRIMINACIONIH ZAKONA U SRBIJI

This study explores the efficacy of Serbia’s legal framework on equality, identifying the key factors that are preventing the framework on equality from providing effective protection in practice and proposing recommendations for increasing its effectiveness.

Equality in Practice - IMPLEMENTING SERBIA’S EQUALITY LAWS

This study explores the efficacy of Serbia’s legal framework on equality, identifying the key factors that are preventing the framework on equality from providing effective protection in practice and proposing recommendations for increasing its effectiveness.

Parlament voraus, Gesellschaft hinterher? LGBTI-Rechte in Bosnien und Herzigowina

For the first time a legaslative body issued the topic of LGBTI-rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the middle of 2015. The government adopted a plan for the next year in order to implement the Gender-Actionplan (GAP), which took measures to save and support the rights of LGBTI in december 2015. Hate crime and discrimination against sexual orientation and gender identity was prohibited in february 2016. But the missing acceptance and tolerance of the society could be a burden for progress.

AN ANALYSIS OF THE ECJ RULING IN CASE C-673/16 COMAN - THE RIGHT OF SAME-SEX SPOUSES UNDER EU LAW TO MOVE FREELY BETWEEN EU MEMBER STATES

In its much-awaited ruling in the case of Coman, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that the term “spouse” for the purpose of the grant of family reunification rights under EU free movement law, includes the same-sex spouse of a Union citizen who has exercised EU free movement rights.

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