LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia

Rainbow Europe

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The Rainbow Europe is ILGA-Europe’s annual benchmarking tool, which ranks 49 countries in Europe on their LGBTI equality laws and policies.

 


What is it?


Rainbow Europe editions:

ILGA-Europe’s annual benchmarking tool, which ranks 49 countries in Europe on their LGBTI equality laws and policies, reveals not only a standstill but a visible backslide on laws and policies safeguarding equality and human rights of LGBTI people.

ILGA-Europe’s annual benchmarking tool, which ranks 49 countries in Europe on their LGBTI equality laws and policies, reveals a region where advances are not being made at the rate they once were. 

Find the complete 2017 Rainbow Europe Package here - the Annual Review, Rainbow Europe Map and Index.

Find the complete 2016 Rainbow Europe Package here - the Annual Review, Rainbow Europe Map and Index.

Find here the Rainbow Europe Package 2015 - Annual Review, Rainbow Europe Map and information on the new virtual Rainbow Europe.

Find here the Rainbow Europe Package 2014 - Annual Review and Rainbow Europe Map - as well as the index and an in-depth explanatory document.

Find here the Rainbow Europe Package 2013

ILGA-Europe Rainbow Map reflects the national legal human rights situation of LGBTI people in a simple format.

Find information and download the Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation of LGBTI People in Europe 2011 here.

Updated Rainbow Europe Map, originally launched in July 2009, now contains a Country Index.
 

ILGA-Europe published a map of Europe reflecting the legal situation for lesbian, gay and bisexual people in 2009.