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Latvia

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

Date: 6 April 2016. Topics

Delay on accession to Istanbul Convention and other policy developments restricting women’s rights 

Conditions for the access to occupational social security pensions; periods spent on pregnancy, maternity and child-care leaves

State of affairs 01 January 2015

Date: 9 March 2016. Topics

Amendments to the concept of discrimination in the field of social security with regard to pregnancy/maternity discrimination

Attempts to ban homosexual propaganda by amending Children’s Rights Protection Law through referendum fail

State of affairs 01 January 2014

Date: 20 November 2014. Topics
UN HRC reviewed Latvia’s 3rd periodic report and issued recommendations concerning Latvia’s compliance with the UN ICCPR
Date: 27 June 2014. Topics
Attempts to ban homosexual propaganda by amending Children’s Rights Protection Law through referendum
Latvia Ratifies Revised European Social Charter, But Not Additional Protocol
New Law Prohibiting Discrimination in Access to Self Employment Adopted to Replace an Earlier law
Voluntary ethnicity entry to be re-introduced in passports in Latvia following brief period of absence of ethnicity entry in passports
Prohibition to indicate foreign language proficiency requirement in job advertisements
Prohibition of discrimination in active employment measures and prevention of unemployment
European Anti-Discrimination Law Review Issue No. 5 | July 2007
Date: 11 February 2011. Topics
European Anti-Discrimination Law Review Issue No. 5 | July 2007
Date: 11 February 2011. Topics
European Anti-Discrimination Law Review Issue No. 4 | November 2006
Date: 11 February 2011. Topics

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