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European Equality Law Network

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

The active population survey shows that the decline in unemployment has been much higher for men than for women 

State of affairs 01 January 2015

Date: 1 March 2016. Topics

New legislation is approved that recognises the right to a pension supplement for mothers of two or more children

Recognition of the right to public assisted human reproduction to a couple of women, regardless of their sexual orientation

Law 15/2014 of 16 September 2014 for the rationalisation of the public sector and other measures of administrative reform, has transformed the Women’s Institute into the Institute for women and equal opportunities

Date: 16 April 2015. Topics
The High Court of Catalonia annuls the regulation of Reus City Council banning access to municipal facilities for people with burka
Catalonia approves the first integral law in Spain on rights of gays and lesbian persons. The law is only for the region of Catalonia.

State of affairs 01 January 2014

Date: 15 August 2014. Topics
Consolidated text of three laws on disability: “General Law on Persons with Disabilities and their social inclusion”
Unconstitutionality of a legal requirement to widow’s pension due to its unenforceability for unmarried homosexual couples
Discrimination against a Moroccan recipient of unemployment benefits
The Supreme Court annuls the regulation of Lleida City Council banning access to municipal facilities for people with burka
Limitation of the age that can be attend for a license to open a pharmacy in the Basque Country
Date: 8 June 2012. Topics
Difference between retirement pensions of Catholic priests and Evangelical ministers amounted to discrimination

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