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European Equality Law Network

European network of legal experts in gender and non-discrimination


Report assesses how Scandinavian countries treat migrants from Romania (Roma), and their consequences

Political aim to split the various functions of the national equality body into separate bodies

Date: 27 July 2015. Topics

Promotion of acceptance of a minority group’s culture and traditional way of life

State of affairs 01 January 2014

Date: 7 November 2014. Topics
Inclusion of a separate section/ clause/ article in the Constitution specifying that no person shall be subject to unjust or disproportional differential treatment
New line adopted by the Equality and Anti-discrimination Tribunal in assessing prohibition of kippa, turban and hijab as part of private companies’ uniform rules
Date: 16 September 2014. Topics
Equality Tribunal uses sanctions to ensure implementation of universal design/ universal accommodation for blind and sight-impaired
New Act on non-discrimination because of sexual orientation in force as of 1.1.2014 expanding the scope of protection against discrimination because of sexual orientation to cover all fields, not only employment and housing. Revision and harmonization of existing anti-discrimination legislation in force as of the same date
Focus on employment policies in Norway for older workers
Date: 3 December 2013. Topics
Norwegian landmark case on age discrimination, European Social Charter
Date: 3 December 2013. Topics
Ratification of the ICRPD as of 1 July 2013 to give international protection against discrimination to people with disabilities
Date: 10 October 2013. Topics
New regulation of general accommodation/ universal design of information and communication technology (ICT)
Governmental report on the status of rights of people with developmental/ cognitive disabilities
Date: 12 July 2013. Topics
New law sanctioned which will expand the scope of protection against discrimination because of sexual orientation to cover all sectors, not only employment and housing, as of 1 January 2014
Can an insurance company refuse to adjust an age pension-scheme because of a partly disability?
Date: 20 December 2012. Topics
Political call to reassess health regulations perceived as stigmatizing to certain groups
Harassment due to degrading nick-names according to Anti-discrimination and Accessibility Act section 5(1), and failure of employer to prevent occurrence of harassment at the workplace
1) Increase protection of persons with disabilities against discrimination through ratification of the UN Convention, 2) establish the Equality and anti-discrimination Ombudsman as the supervising authority for the Convention
Date: 6 July 2012. Topics
Imprisonment for abusive and discriminatory statements – statements not protected by freedom of speech

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