A judgement issued today by the European Court of Human Rights finds that the response of Croatian authorities to a hate crime against a lesbian woman was “particularly destructive of fundamental human rights”.
Blocking same-sex couples from obtaining residence permits for family reunification purposes purely because of their sexual orientation is discriminatory – that is the message of equality coming from Strasbourg.
Today Croatia adopted a law allowing same-sex couples to enter registered partnership, becoming the 23rd European country to legally recognise same-sex unions.
Authorities in the region should realise that defining marriage in the constitution as a union between a man and a woman is not only pointless, but actually harmful.
Read more about the theme of the Annual Conference 2013 - Family Matters! Reaching out to hearts and minds
The campaign to define marriage as union of a man and a woman was initiated and promoted by the initiative "In the Name of the Family" which opposes any advance towards recognition of the human rig
Croatia: say yes to human rights for all and reject constitutional amendment on marriage!
Hrvatska: recite „da“ ljudskim pravima za sve i odbacite ustavnu promjenu definicije braka!
At a crossroad between legal progress and increasing social hostility: European LGBTI movement gathers for its largest annual conference in Zagreb.
On 24-26 October 2013, ILGA-Europe holds its 17th Annual Conference in Dublin. The theme of the conference is “Family matters! Reaching out to hearts and minds.”
Here you will find links to articles about our Annual Conference in Zagreb.