LGBTI activists in Slovakia and ILGA-Europe are particularly concerned since the Slovak government went in great lengths in preparation for such step and in 2015 invited representatives of the Coun
Slovakia’s referendum result provides a strong platform for future constructive discussion on same-sex partnerships, according to equality organisation ILGA-Europe.
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.
On 4 May 2014, the Slovak Parliament adopted a constitutional amendment which now defines marriage as a “unique bond between a man and a woman”.
Next week the Slovak Parliament will examine a legislative proposal to amend the Constitutional definition of marriage to ‘a man and a woman’.
Surveys on sexual orientation discrimination in countries joining the European Union.