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European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination


Country report Gender equality: How are EU rules transposed into national law?

Date: 30 March 2016. Topics

State of affairs 01 January 2015

Date: 9 March 2016. Topics

Statutory discrimination on the ground of nationality, i.e. indirect discrimination on the ground of origin, throughout plaintiffs’ career

Air transport carriers obligation to provide access to air transport to disabled persons with reduced mobility and the scope of opposable safety requirements

Extend the protection against discrimination to anti-poor exclusion

Date: 27 July 2015. Topics

Enforce the many decision of the Conseil d’Etat and the UN Human rights Committee declaring the legal regime applicable to Traveller

Creation of a class action specific to anti-discrimination legal actions

Date: 27 July 2015. Topics

Scope of the obligation of neutrality and applicability towards mothers on school field trips

Consequences of the Leone Judgment

National Action plan to fight against racism and anti-Semitism
Can a rule of religious neutrality forbidding the wearing of the Islamic Veil qualify as determining occupational requirements related to a commercial context
Whether disabled persons attending a work based occupational centre (Etablissement et service d’aide par le travail) who are not employees according to national law, can be qualified as workers according to EU Law
Whether age limitations adopted by in-house regulations of a profession qualify as a derogation authorised by law as a measure meant to promote vocational integration or protection
Date: 24 April 2015. Topics
Conformity of travelling documents and of fines attached to their control to article 14 of the Convention and article 2 of the Fourth Protocol to the ECHR
Delays to implement accessibility of the built environment for disabled persons by way of executive order

State of affairs 01 January 2014

Date: 23 November 2014. Topics
Antiterrorism law authorizes limitations to freedom of circulation and access to the French territory
Compliance of the Law prohibiting garments hiding the face in the public space with articles 8, 9 and 14 of the ECHR
Power of private employers to impose religious neutrality in private employment and to enforce limitations to the right to wear the Islamic veil at work
Conformity to freedom of circulation of the obligation of Travelers to report to local authorities and to have a circulation booklet stamped
This legislation creates a ground of discrimination based on the place of residence

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