Together with NELFA we call on the Finnish government to address the needs of rainbow families in the new Finnish Parental Law. This is an opportunity for Finland to become a European leader in the recognition of the rights of all families.
Raised in a rainbow family, 34-year-old Sanna Marin will lead a five-party coalition headed entirely by women in Finland, Her experience growing up with same-sex parents will shape her tenure as the country's youngest Prime Minister ever.
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.
ILGA-Europe welcomes today’s vote by Finnish members of parliament in favour of proposed marriage equality legislation.
Joint open letter to the Prime Minister of Finland urging him to ensure that Finland's gender recognition legislation fully complies with international human rights standards.
On 16 July 2014, the ECHR delivered its judgment in the case of Hämäläinen v. Finland : Finland did not violate the human rights of a trans woman by requiring that her marriage be downgraded.