TGEU Press Statement
29 October 2014
(as approved by the General Assembly on May 3rd 2014)
The TGEU Strategy 2014 – 2016 (2018) aims at
defining goals and strategic objectives of TGEU, provide guidance for TGEU's work, provide areas of work for TGEU's annual work plan.
Today, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks published a Human Rights comment LGBTI children have the right to safety and equality. The Commissioner is concerned about the high levels of bullying and harassment LGBTI children face and stresses that all children have the right to be free from violence.
Focusing on trans and intersex minors he points out their right to self-determination:
Find here the amendments of Danish Act regulating the granting of a new gendered social security number to trans people in English.
The translation has been kindly provided by Nick Kristensen of Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab.
On Sept 10 EU Commission president Juncker presented his candidates and a new structure for the heads of the European Commission.
Violence against women and trans people is widespread. Taking many forms gender-based violence constitutes gender-based discrimination and violation of human rights.
Dear TGEU members, friends, and allies,