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European Court of Human Rights says lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals are eligible to adopt children
Today the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights delivered its judgement in a case of E.B. v France and said that exclusion of individuals from the application process for adoption of children simply because of their sexual orientation is discriminatory and is in breach of the European Convention of Human Rights.
Astraea’s International Fund for Sexual Minorities supports groups, projects, or organisations working towards progressive social change which are led by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) communities and directly address oppression based on sexual orientation and/or gender identity/expression. Deadline for second cycle: Monday, 2 February 2009.
ILGA seeks to hire a Finance, Administration and Organizational Support Officer.
The general objectives of the new instrument are to contribute to the development and consolidation of democracy and the rule of law and respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms, consistent with the European Union’s foreign policy as a whole.
The deadline for application is 4 March 2008.
ILGA-Europe and IGLYO submit written contribution in response to the European Commission’s consultation “Schools for the 21st Century”.