Today Oct-02-14

Danish trans law amendments 2014 (L 182 Motion to amend the Act on the (Danish) Civil Registration System)

Denmark: Motion to amend the Act on the (Danish) Civil Registration System

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.

Call for Expert Consultant Trans and Employment in the European Union

Call for Expert Consultant Trans and Employment in the European Union 

New EU Commission and their relevance for trans-topics

Designated EU Commission and its relevance for trans-people

On Sept 10 EU Commission president Juncker presented his candidates and a new structure for the heads of the European Commission.

Protection of Trans People under the Istanbul Convention

Trans People and the Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention)

Violence against women and trans people is widespread. Taking many forms gender-based violence constitutes gender-based discrimination and violation of human rights.

6th European Transgender Council 2016

6th European Transgender Council 2016

Call for Host City 2016

Call for a Host City and Organisers of the 6th European Transgender Council in 2016

Call for a Host City and Organisers of the 6th European Transgender Council in 2016

Dear TGEU members, friends, and allies,

NGOs urge Finnish Prime Minister to adhere to Human Rights Standards

NGOs urge Finnish Prime Minister to adhere to Human Rights Standards 

Transgender Europe, ILGA-Europe and Amnesty International have written a joint open letter to the Prime Minister of Finland, Alexander Stubb, urging him to ensure that Finland's gender recognition legislation fully complies with international human rights standards. The gender recognition law in Finland is currently under review. 

TGEU Statement: Norwegian Ombud decides forced sterilisation is discrimination

TGEU Statement  Norwegian Ombud decides forced sterilisation is discrimination: there is no good argument to uphold current practice

15 Sept 2014

 

ICD-Revision Proposal Mechanism is online

ICD-Revision Proposal Mechanism is online

The WHO has published an online tool to propose changes to the ICD-11 Beta Draft. Proposed changes to the titles/definitions can be submitted. It is also possible to add new or delete existing entities, add synonyms and other content model parameters and propose more complicated structural changes.

To access and contribute to the proposals, please visit the ICD-11 web-based platform at http://apps.who.int/classifications/icd11 and go to Contributions ⇒ Proposals menu.

European Council to discuss for first time LGBT-rights at high-level conference

European Council to discuss for first time LGBT-rights at high-level conference

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