Horizontal issues

Apart from working on specific grounds of discrimination, Equinet also covers various issues related to the achievement of equality in Europe and the fight against discrimination. This includes developing a reflection on intersectionality and multiple discrimination, addressing hate speech and engaging with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

June 4, 2018

Townhall Discussion on Anti-Discrimination and Equality Law in Europe. Draft “Horizontal Directive”: Next Steps to Advance the Debate

On 31 May in Brussels, the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner - Europe Regional Office (UNOHCHR Europe) and Equinet, European Network of Equality Bodies coorganised a Town Hall Discussion on advancing anti-discrimination and equality law in Europe.
May 7, 2018

Strategic Litigation Handbook

Strategic litigation is used by some equality bodies, while others currently consider experimenting the use of this tool to take up cases that can result in important clarifications and adjustments of the applicable law and positive changes going beyond the particular case.