This report presents 41 good practices on combating underreporting and supporting victims of anti-LGBT hate crime that were selected from nine European countries participating in the project “Come Forward”.
Analysis of the Republic of Macedonia law and practice shows that some crucial parts ofthe national legislation correspond to requirements and obligations of the international and European human rights documents.
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.
(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”;
Since 2002, the conservative Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi – AKP) singlehandedly runs the government in Turkey. At the same time, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and intersex persons (LGBTI or queer) have become increasingly visible and have begun to assert themselves in various state and non-state areas.
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.
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