06/11/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
Elena Centemero will travel to Sweden on 10-11 November for a fact-finding visit in the context of the preparation of her report on “Assessing the impact of measures to improve women's political representation”.
29/10/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
PACE rapporteur Maria Edera Spadoni will travel to Finland from 3 to 5 November for a fact-finding visit in the context of the preparation of her report on Systematic collection of data on violence against women.
23/10/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
“We must stop treating transgender people as if they are diseased,” said the General Rapporteur on the rights of LGBT people Jonas Gunnarsson (Sweden, SOC), on the eve of the Day of Action for Trans Depathologisation.
21/10/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
Maryvonne Blondin will be paying a working visiting to Norway on 22 and 23 October in the framework of the preparation of her report on "Guaranteeing equal rights and protecting women against violence in the armed forces".
01/10/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
Are refugees welcome? Tim Finch, former director of communication of the Refugee Council and IPPR, told the members of the Alliance that the attitude of authorities, media and people have been inconsistent.
30/09/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
Adopting unanimously a report on tackling violence against women, the committee stressed that all violence against women is a form of discrimination and a gross violation of human rights.
10/09/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
In adopting a draft resolution unanimously on equality and shared parental responsibility, the members said that the role of fathers vis-à-vis their children needs to be better recognised and properly valued.
30/07/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
"It's time to turn the spotlight on those hidden recesses where trafficking in human beings flourishes," said Gülsün Bilgehan, Chair of Equality Committee, speaking on the World Day against Trafficking.
23/06/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
There have been waves of young people from countries of Western Europe becoming fighters in various conflicts in the last decades, Professor Tahir Abbas of the Fatih University of Istanbul explained at a meeting.
03/06/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
“Gay Pride rallies remind us that discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity has no place in democratic societies,” said Jonas Gunnarsson, General Rapporteur on the rights of LGBT people.
01/06/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
The Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination of the Parliamentary Assembly has condemned the alarming rise in racism, xenophobia and intolerance in Europe, at its meeting in Paris.
15/05/2015 | Equality and Non-Discrimination
"Young LGBT people must never be made to feel afraid to express their sexual orientation and gender identity", Jonas Gunnarsson said on the eve of the International Day against Homophobia.