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Bosnia adopts trans-inclusive law on hate crimes

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Bosnia adopts trans-inclusive hate crime law

Bosnia i Herzegovina’s House of Representatives recently adopted hate crime legislation that is inclusive of gender identity and sexual orientation.

Global Convening on Trans Funding - Call for Nominations for Organizing Working Group

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Global Convening – Funding on Trans Issues 

Call for Nominations to Organizing Working Group

In December 2013, a global convening will bring funders working on trans issues, and those who may be interested in beginning such funding, together with representatives from trans groups, initiatives and programs from across the world, to learn about key priorities for the trans movement and share strategies for developing effective funding portfolios on trans issues.

Thessaloniki: Trans Women lay down in protest against their detention

Trans women protest against police harrassment

Thessaloniki: Trans Women lay down in protest against their detention

Police operations against transgender women have been continued in Thessaloniki since End of May.

TGEU Statement on Transgender Arrests to improve image of Thessaloniki

Greek Minister for Public Order Dendias

TGEU Statement: Transgender women detained to improve city image reveals Greek Minister. Crack-down in Thessaloniki must Stop Immediately!

 

Greek Minister Citizen Protection Dendias (photo) justified recent systematic police harassment of transgender women in Thessaloniki as an action to “improve the image” of city areas. In a reply to questions from three parliamentarians he wrote the aim of the “Special Operational Action Plan” is to “tackle, among others, prostitution and exploitation of the sexual life of socially and economically vulnerable individuals, to enhance citizens’ feeling of safety and to improve the image of the abovementioned areas”.

Council of Europe Committee hears and addresses transgender human rights violations

Vanessa Lacey

Council of Europe Committee hears and addresses transgender human rights violations

On May 24th 2013, the Comittee on Equality and Non-Discrimination of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe  discussed transgender issues.

PACE demands Equal Access to Health for Transgender Persons

PACE demands Equal Access to Health for Transgender Persons

PACE demands Equal Access to Health for Transgender Persons

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe called in a Resolution on June 26 for equal access to health care for transgender persons. “The Assembly notes that inequalities in access to care, including mental health care, particularly affect vulnerable groups, including…transgender persons.”

TGEU Stament: TGEU welcomes LGBTI Guidelines for EU foreign relations

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Head of EU Foreign Affairs: Baroness Ashton

TGEU welcomes LGBTI Guidelines for EU foreign relations

TGEU Media Statement

"Investigate arbitrary police harassment and detention of transgender women in Thessaloniki!" TGEU Media Statement

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Investigate arbitrary police harassment and detention of transgender women in Thessaloniki!

Deadline Extension - Call for the 5 Council

 

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TGEU is extending the deadline for the 5th Transgender Council host city proposals!

Finally: Forced sterilizations removed from Swedish legislation

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Finally: Forced sterilizations removed from the Swedish legislation

RFSL Press Release
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