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European Equality Law Network

European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination

Legal developments

A new bill on equal pay between women and men was registered in the Congress of Deputies on 24 October 2017. On 22 February 2018 the bill has been submitted by the Congress and it will be discussed over the next months

Publication date: 22 May 2018. Topics

The Provincial Court of Navarra has ruled that sex without consent is not rape but sexual abuse, unless express and clear violence and intimidation has taken place

Publication date: 22 May 2018. Topics

Reports on activities undertaken in previous years by the two institutions holding competences in relation to equality and non-discrimination

Judgment by the District Court The Hague on compensation for not extending an employment contract because of pregnancy

Judgment of the Labour Court which recognises for the first time that the consequences of a cancer can, in certain circumstances, be constitutive of a disability which compels the employer to provide for reasonable accommodation

Publication date: 24 April 2018. Topics

The responsibility of the manager to guarantee a working environment without harassment because of ethnic origin

Publication date: 24 April 2018. Topics

National legislation permitting the dismissal of an employee by reason of absences from work resulting from illnesses linked to his disability produce indirect discrimination

Publication date: 24 April 2018. Topics

Discriminatory treatment of family members of third country national in the field of social protection

Permissibility of head scarf worn by trainee lawyer

Publication date: 18 April 2018. Topics

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