Human Rights and Gender Identity: Best Practice Catalogue
by Silvan Agius, Richard Köhler, Sophie Aujean, Julia Ehrt
Human Rights and Gender Identity: Best Practice Catalogue is a civil society follow-up to the pioneering work of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, and his 2009 Issue Paper entitled Human Rights and Gender Identity.
Silvan Agius, Richard Köhler, Sophie Aujean, Julia Ehrt
Progress in Legal Gender Recognition measures is slow, Council of Europe report says
Depathologisation, family rights and access to legal gender recognition for minors are among the key steps that national governments must take to advance the rights of trans people, according to a new Council of Europe report.
Strong fundamental rights framework must be part of the next strategic agenda for the EU
Open Letter to the European Council regarding the EU’s strategic agenda for 2019-2024: Strong fundamental rights framework must be part of the next strategic agenda for […]
Monumental shift in global health for trans and gender diverse people
Today, after nearly a decade of efforts from trans and gender diverse activists and organisations, and their allies, the World Health Assembly approved the newest update to the […]
Swiss Senate votes to improve protection on grounds of sexual orientation but not gender identity
On 28 November 2018, the swiss Senate of voted to criminalise hate speech and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation, but refused to do the […]
Non-binary gender registration models in Europe
The aim of this report is to provide an overview of the different legal gender registration models which somehow cause a break in the static […]
A missed opportunity to recognise self-determination in Germany
On 15 August, the Federal Government of germany adopted a draft bill on a third gender option. This bill is a missed opportunity to recognise […]
Istanbul Convention: We achieved a lot together and we will not stop there!
Nine European umbrella civil society organisations – including ILGA-Europe – have written to Thorbjorn Jagland (CoE Secretary General) on why the Istanbul Convention is still […]
Call for proposals – Review of the implementation of the Council of Europe Recommendation on LGBT Rights
Deadline for applications: 5 February 2018, 18:00 CET/this call is closed. ILGA-Europe is announcing a call for proposals to support the second round of review […]
Forced Out: LGBT People in Georgia
This joint ILGA-Europe and COC report is the first of its kind to be published about same-sex relationships and LGBT people in Georgia. It explores identities, […]