LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia

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On 17 April 2018, the European Commission recommended launching accession talks with Albania and FYR Macedonia.

19 April 2018

489 MEPs voted in favour of an instrument to support civil society organisations which promote democracy, rule of law and fundemental rights

19 April 2018

Our organisations all believe that the Istanbul Convention can bring change and have a real impact on the lives of women and girls in Europe.

17 April 2018

ILGA-Europe have received reports of LGBTI-phobic attacks against members of the community in Armenia. LAST UPDATED: 17 April

17 April 2018

The Portuguese parliament has adopted a ground-breaking law which protects  the right to self-determination and bodily integrity of trans and intersex people.

13 April 2018
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'Nobody Left Outside' is a collective of organisations committed to working together to find solutions to improve access to healthcare.

27 March 2018

Over 200 human and women’s rights groups from across the globe, including ILGA-Europe, made a statement today and called on Poland’s Parliament to reject a regressive legislative proposal that would erode reproductive rights.

22 March 2018

On 21 March 2018, the Swedish Parliament took a historic decision that trans people who were forcibly sterilised (between 1972 and 2013) should be paid compensation.

22 March 2018

On 7 March 2018, a committee of the Saeima (parliament) of Latvia, rejected a petition for introduction of partnership legislation which would recognise all unmarried couples.

8 March 2018

Our Executive Director Evelyne Paradis shared her thoughts after the High Level Group's discussions:

1 March 2018

122 MPs voted in favour of the legislation.

This is just one of the provisions contained in the new Maternity Act designed to improve legal protection for children in rainbow families.

28 February 2018

The ban on public events organised by LGBTI groups has been upheld by Ankara’s 4th and 13th Administrative Courts.

23 February 2018

A judge at Budapest District Court has ruled that same-sex couples who have married outside Hungary have the right to their union being recognised as a registered partnership in Hungary.

9 February 2018

ILGA-Europe regret that the European Court of Human Rights has today [Thursday 8 February] made an inadmissibility decision on medically ass

8 February 2018

ILGA-Europe have welcomed a non-binding resolution adopted by the European Parliament today which urges the European Commission and members states to fully implement the Free Movement Directive.

7 February 2018

Miranda Pagava – an activist with Equality Movement and a trans woman – was attacked in Tbilisi on 28 January

4 February 2018

The European Court of Human Rights has been the source of many powerful judgments that protect the rights of LGBTI people. Its 47 judges are at the very core of that work.

2 February 2018

Right now, from 1 and 2 of February, the closing conference of the Health4LGBTI project is taking place in Brussels.

1 February 2018

Deadline for applications: 5 February 2018, 18:00 CET.

25 January 2018