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ECtHR decision on case of domestic violence and discrimination

The European Court of Human Rights on 28 May decided on a case of domestic violence AND discrimination, Eremia and Other, holding Moldovan authorities responsible for having failed to prevent a police officer from beating his wife repeatedly in front of their daughters.

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Court rules that school placements for Roma children must not amount to ethnic or racial segregation

In today’s Chamber judgment in the case of Lavida and Others v. Greece (application no. 7973/10) the European Court of Human Rights held unanimously, that there had been: a violation of Article 14 (prohibition of discrimination) of the European Convention on Human Rights in conjunction with Article 2 of Protocol No. 1 to the Convention (right to education).

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EP votes on regulation on civil law protection for victims

The European Parliament has voted the 22 May 2013 a Regulation on civil law protection for victims, complementing the Directive 2011/99/EU on the European Protection Order (EPO) on criminal matters which has to be implemented by 2015.

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FRA presents the results of the new LGBT survey

The FRA today, on International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, presented the results of the largest and most comprehensive LGBT survey during a conference hosted by the Dutch government in The Hague.

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Register for the Equinet High-Level Seminar on Gender Equality – 27 June

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Please make sure to read the registration instructions for external participants or staff members of Equinet member equality bodies before submitting your form.

The deadline for sending in your registration details is 17 June 2013.


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EU Court of Justice issues a preliminary ruling on homophobic statement by Romanian football club owner

Court of Justice of the European Union issues a preliminary ruling on the responsibility of employers in the case of homophobic or discriminatory statements.