Disability

May 23, 2019

Equinet Highlights 2018

Our annual report for 2018 allows us to look back at our work during the past year and showcase the broad spectrum of support to national […]
May 2, 2019
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Extending the Agenda. Equality Bodies addressing Hate Speech

Hate speech and hate crime are growing and damaging phenomena across Europe. This is recognised in the work of the European Commission and of the Council […]
May 2, 2019

Equality Bodies and Equinet – Promoting Equality in Europe

Equinet Brochure updated! What are equality bodies? Why do we need them? What challenges do they face? This brochure aims to raise awareness about the role of […]
May 2, 2019

The Compendium of Practices on Equality Data

Equality data is defined as any piece of information that is useful for the purposes of describing and analysing the state of equality. Across the EU, […]
May 2, 2019

France: Defender of Rights sees deepening Inequalities

The Defender of Rights Annual Report for 2018 was presented by Jacques Toubon on 11 March. It meticulously analyses the work of the French equality body in its […]
May 2, 2019

Czech Republic: Annual Report on the protection against Discrimination 2018

The Czech Public Defender of Rights published its annual report for the year 2018. Although the number of complaints received have slightly dropped in the last year, many […]
April 19, 2019
Equality Bodies making a difference

Equality Bodies making a Difference

EU discrimination law doesn’t account for cases of multiple discrimination. EU law falls very short of protecting Europeans that suffer multiple forms of discrimination, such has […]
April 19, 2019
European Human Rights Report - Issue 3 2019. Ensuring the rights of persons with disabilities to equality

European Equality Legislation: People falling through the gaps

People falling through the gaps: this is the conclusion of EDF’s third European Human Rights report, which analyses how European countries are guaranteeing the rights of […]
February 21, 2019

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 […]