Sexual Orientation

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 […]
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 […]
February 21, 2019
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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 […]
February 21, 2019

Luxembourg: Recruitment without Discrimination

The principle of equal treatment should be in place for every candidate applying for a job in any given company. This short guide informs people about: […]
February 21, 2019

European Parliament says stereotypical depiction of LGBTI people in media needs to be addressed

The report on gender equality in the media sector in the EU (Šojdrová report) calls for a greater focus on professional training and education activities as […]
February 21, 2019

Equinet Highlights 2017

Over the past ten years, the Equinet Network has been working hard to strengthen the vital work of equality bodies as equality champions, and provide a […]