Equality Bodies at Work

January 13, 2021

Combating “Anti-LGBT” resolutions in Poland: Stories from behind the scenes

On 27 March 2019 a municipality in Poland (Świdnik) adopted a declaration to be free from a so-called “LGBT ideology”. The document, mostly chaotic and to […]
January 12, 2021
Republic of Slovenia - Advocate of the Principle of Equality

Slovenia: Discrimination in calculation of business performance bonus

The Advocate of the Principle of Equality (Equality Body) of the Republic of Slovenia found that considering the absences of an employee when calculating the value […]
January 11, 2021

Belgium: Criminal complaint against Twitter for non-consensual nudity

The Belgian Institute for the equality of women and men has filed a criminal complaint against Twitter. The social media platform refused to take down nude […]
January 8, 2021
Front Cover of the Report

Cyprus: Report on the Status of Foreign Domestic Workers

This report by the Commissioner for the Administration and the Protection of Human Rights (Cyprus Ombudsman) details the situation of foreign domestic workers (FDW) living and […]
January 8, 2021
Logo of the Cyprus Office of the Commissioner for Administration and Human Rights

Cyprus: Ex-Officio Report regarding the living conditions of the Roma community

This report by the Commissioner for Administration and Protection of Human Rights details the living conditions of the Roma community in Cyprus. The Commissioner recorded the […]
December 17, 2020

UK: Public Sector Equality Duty assessment of hostile environment policies

In this report, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) assessed how and whether the Home Office complied with its duties under the Public Sector Equality […]
December 17, 2020

Germany: Beyond male and female – people with variations in sex characteristics in labour law and federal public employment law

In 2013 and 2018, German civil status law was amended to create the option for people with variations in sex characteristics to not specify their gender […]
December 17, 2020

Germany: Gender Diversity in Employment and Occupation. Employers’ needs and options to implement antidiscrimination policies

The study looks at the question of how, after the introduction in 2018 of the positive civil status “diverse” (section 22 (3) Civil Status Act PStG)), […]
November 17, 2020

UK: EHRC report on anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has recently published a report on our investigation into the British Labour Party, which aimed to determine whether the […]