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Equinet Events 2018

BUILDING CAPACITY AND PEER SUPPORT OF EQUALITY BODIES Providing and facilitating peer support and sharing expertise for the staff of equality bodies are key factors in […]

8 March: International Women’s Day 2018

8 March is International Women’s Day and is generally marked by a more prominent focus on gender equality issues. In order to make information more accessible, […]

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Today, 21 March, is marked as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. On this occasion, heads of three European human rights institutions have […]

No progress in curbing racial discrimination in the European labour market

The report explores racism and discrimination in employment in 23 EU countries in the last five years. Little has changed since ENAR’s last 2012-13 report on […]

8 April: International Roma Day

Equinet work on Roma An Equinet survey of its members in 2009 found that across the European Union, a high level of unequal treatment and exclusion […]

5 May: European Independent Living Day

On 5th May, disabled people* from all over Europe celebrate the European Independent Living Day. It is a day of solidarity and an opportunity to celebrate […]

Equality Bodies countering Ethnic Profiling: Lessons Learned

What is ethnic profiling? The Second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey conducted by the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) in 2017 showed that ethnic profiling is […]

Ireland: HateTrack – Tracking and Monitoring Racist Hate Speech Online

The tool is designed as a monitoring and diagnostic tool of the state of the Irish digital public sphere. While it is currently focused on racially-toxic […]

International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) 2018

Each year on 17 May, the international community celebrates the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). While it is a day of celebration of the vast diversity of people’s sexualities, gender identities and sex characteristics, and of the legal and social advances concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in the past two decades, it is also a day to raise awareness on existing widespread discrimination and violence in many countries. As in previous years, this article explains the importance of IDAHOT, the highlights of this day and the contribution of equality bodies to the advancement of equality and non-discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity to date.