The Constitutional Court, on 18 July 2018 decided that the disciplinary penalties against, and dismissal of, a civil servant for wearing a headscarf at a public institution in Ankara was a violation of the freedom of religion and conscience. It also ordered the applicant to be paid a sum of 20 000 Turkish liras (around EUR 3 200) in damages.
The dissolution of Parliament and the announcement of early elections implies the withdrawal of the bill which contained a general reform of anti-discrimination legislation and the creation of an independent "Authority for equal treatment and non-discrimination"
Curia ruled in a case on the right to equal pay for equal work that it shall be considered under the anti-discrimination legislative framework, and that the shift of the burden of proof in discrimination cases requires the respondent to prove the absence of causality between the protected characteristic and the suffered disadvantage
Report to the UNCRPD Committee from the Danish Institute for Human Rights describing that persons with disabilities generally are in a disadvantageous position when compared to the rest of the population in Denmark
New amendment to the Gender Equality Law introduces the professions of equal opportunities expert and equal opportunities specialist and revises the structure of local institutions dealing with gender equality
The provision of the ’4 Plus’ retirement benefits only to mothers under the new Act on Parental Supplementary Benefit of 31 January 2019, discriminates men and strengthens the stereotypical division of social gender roles.
The ruling of the Constitutional Court in the field of migration lays the foundation for the recognition of the rights of same-sex couples and explicitly adds the grounds of sexual orientation as an integral part of the Constitutional Equality clause