Major boost to combatting Hate Crime in Europe is given by two year Facing Facts! initiative.
Today, ILGA-Europe adds its voice to the International Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Today the European Parliament adopted a directive which establishes a set of measures to strengthen victims’ rights in the European Union.
ILGA-Europe expresses its serious concerns regarding a number of of transphobic and homophobic incidents which took place Europe over the last days.
Today is the International Women’s Day. ILGA-Europe and PICUM are using this day as an opportunity to call for a proper gender mainstreaming in the current negotiations of important European Union policies. We are calling for the EU institutions to include and mainstream gender in all its forms in all its adoption of new legislation and all legislation should automatically reflect all discrimination grounds.
The closing conference of the ILGA-Europe project ‘Working with the police and challenging hate crimes in Europe 2008-2011’ is taking place in The Hague on 8 and 9 December 2011. The project was funded by the Dutch government and also supported by the European Union.
ILGA-Europe joins its voice on the occasion of the Transgender Day of Remembrance on 20 November. This Day was established following a murder of Rita Hester in 1998 and serves as a reminder of existing prejudice, hatred and discrimination against trans people.
How to devise and implement training for police forces better to tackle LGBTI-phobic hate crime.