In this issue: EU policy and legislative process update, CJEU case law update, ECHR case law update, Court of Justice of the European Free Trade Association States case law update, News from the Member States, EEA countries, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey as well as an article on Maternity rights for intended mothers? and another article on Surrogacy puts the EU legal framework to the test (by: E. Caracciolo di Torella and Petra Foubert) Article: A false start: Discrimination in job advertisements (by: Paul Post and Rikki Holtmaat)
European gender equality law review No. 2 | 2014
The Employment Equality Directive (Directive 2000/78) requires all EU Member States to provide for protection against discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation in employment and occupation. This report describes the scope of protection provided by the directive and its normative impact on the national legal systems of the Member States against hte background of international and other human rights laws.
Combating sexual orientation discrimination in the European Union
The comparative analyses provide a general overview of the transposition of gender equality and non-discrimination law in the 28 Member States of the European Union, as well as in the FYR of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey. Additionally, the analyses offer a comparative analysis of the transposition of EU gender equality and non-discrimination rules into national law.